ATLANTA (November 26, 2019) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Stephen Forte has been appointed a Director at Large of the TerraLex Board of Directors. Mr. Forte serves as one of the 29 members of TerraLex’s Board of Directors that meets twice per year at TerraLex Global Meetings. SGR was invited to be a member firm of the elite international network of 150 law firms in 2017.
“I am honored to have been appointed to the TerraLex Board of Directors, said Stephen Forte, Managing Partner and Chairman of SGR’s Executive Committee. “I look forward to serving alongside the other board members as we assist our valued clients across the globe.”
The Mission of the TerraLex Board of Directors is to help member firms serve their clients’ legal needs and business interests through a worldwide network of quality law firms that meets high professional standards. As a voluntary association of independent law firms, each TerraLex member retains the right to work with any law firm or client. Member firms operate as separate enterprises, responsible for their own staff and work products.
“Smith, Gambrell & Russell has contributed tremendously in furthering TerraLex’s strategic initiatives, and we are confident in the contributions Steve will make to the Board’s mission through his expertise and enthusiasm,” said Tim Brown, Chair of TerraLex.
TerraLex is one of the world’s leading international legal networks. Selected as the Global Network of the Year at The Lawyer’s 2018 European Awards, TerraLex is comprised of more than 150 leading law firms and more than 19,000 attorneys in over 100 countries, TerraLex members provide the legal resources and expertise needed to deliver well-managed and consistent service. Learn more at www.terralex.org.
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.