Apr 27, 2021

Smith, Gambrell & Russell Expands Global Transport Group with Hire of Attorneys Jason Huff and Mickey Jett


ATLANTA (April 27, 2021) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the addition of Jason P. Huff and Mickey L. Jett to the firm’s Global Transport Group. Mr. Huff, partner, and Mr. Jett, counsel, join SGR from King & Spalding’s Charlotte, North Carolina office where their practice focused on rail and aviation industry transactions.

As a partner in the Global Transport Group, Jason Huff represents banks, financial institutions, equipment finance companies, lenders, borrowers, lessors, lessees, and other parties involved in the transportation industry in leveraged finance, acquisition finance, and other transactions. He has wide-ranging experience representing lenders and lessors in all aspects of domestic and cross-border equipment and structured finance transactions with specific focus on transactions involving rail and aircraft equipment. Mr. Huff speaks regularly at rail and aviation conferences and conducts workshops for clients on a wide range of topics in equipment finance. He is an adjunct professor at Wake Forest University School of Law and is ranked Tier 1 in Transport: Rail and Road – Finance by Legal 500 United States.

As counsel in the Global Transport Practice, Mickey Jett represents financial institutions, lenders and lessors in leveraged finance, secured and unsecured lending transactions and equipment finance transactions with an emphasis on business aircraft and rail equipment. Mr. Jett has been recognized a Rising Star Associate in Transport: Rail and Road – Finance and a Next Generation Lawyer in both Transport: Rail and Road – Finance and Asset Finance and Leasing by Legal 500 United States.

“SGR is thrilled to welcome Jason and Mickey to the firm,” said Stephen Forte SGR’s chairman and managing partner. “Their expertise in transportation finance relating to a broad range of clients and industries brings great value to SGR, in particular our Global Transport Group.”

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 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including aviation, rail, 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, and Washington, D.C.

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