ATLANTA (December 1, 2019) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce attorneys Bill Long and Greg Smith have been recognized as Georgia Trend’s 2019 Legal Elite. The Legal Elite is a list of Georgia’s top attorneys in the state selected from 16 different practice areas, as nominated and chosen by their peers.
Mr. Long is a Partner in SGR’s Intellectual Property Practice. His practice focuses on patent and other intellectual property and technology-related disputes. Mr. Long counsels clients on a variety of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret issues, including intellectual property strategy, portfolio management, and licensing issues. His recognitions also include Chambers USA: Leading Business Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers, and the IAM Patent 1000.
Mr. Smith is Counsel in SGR’s Construction and Government Contracts practices. His focus is in all areas of construction law, government procurement, and contract law, which consists of dispute resolution and litigation, counseling in contracting issues, counseling in government procurement, and the drafting, structuring and review of construction and other contracts. Mr. Smith has also been recognized by Super Lawyers. He is the Regional Director of The Society of Construction Law of North America and serves on the steering committee for the International Construction Division of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law.
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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 250 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including aviation, corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, banking, real estate, construction, employment law, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta; Austin; Jacksonville; London; Los Angeles; Miami; Munich; New York; Southampton, U.K; and Washington, D.C.