Apr 22, 1985

SGR Attorneys Named 2016 Washington, DC Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

ATLANTA (May 2, 2016) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the firm’s three attorneys who have been selected as 2016 Super Lawyers and 2016 Rising Stars for Washington, DC.

The 2016 Super Lawyers in SGR’s Washington, DC office and their specified areas of practice are:

Edward A. Pennington (Intellectual Property)
Scott Woldow (Intellectual Property)

The 2016 Rising Star in SGR’s Washington, DC office and his specified areas of practice is:

Sean Phelan (Intellectual Property)

Super Lawyers are chosen through a multi-phase, patented selection process which includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.  The top lawyers from nearly 70 practice areas are selected for Super Lawyers. The Rising Stars are top attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for ten years or less. While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2010. Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide and in city and regional magazines across the United States. For more information, visit

About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s 200 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, New York, Washington, D.C. and Frankfurt, Germany.

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