ATLANTA (March 20, 2020) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the firm has launched the SGR COVID-19 Resource Center to provide guidance to clients in navigating the growing legal considerations and risks they may encounter during the national emergency resulting from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. This SGR webpage will be updated regularly with the latest news and developments as they become available. Additionally, the SGR COVID-19 Resource Center includes each virus-related thought leadership piece, such as webinars, alerts, blogs, articles, and communications, the firm has developed as the COVID-19 situation has unfolded.
To further collect and share pertinent information, SGR has assembled a COVID-19 Task Force of firm attorneys who are also available to help clients effectively handle this rapidly-changing public health crisis that may impact their businesses. The members of SGR’s Task Force represent diverse legal practice areas and industries and have particular knowledge of the potential legal issues that may arise from the COVID-19 crisis.
“While ensuring our SGR colleagues are safe, the firm is focused on continuing to provide a full range of legal services to our clients and operating as close to ‘normal’ as possible,” said Stephen Forte, SGR’s chairman and managing partner. “We also are committed to providing the necessary legal resources to assist our clients in staying abreast of COVID-19 developments and managing the virus’s impact on their businesses. Therefore, we have formed a multi-disciplinary Task Force and Resource Center to aid us in this effort.”
SGR will continue to monitor developments and information as provided by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pertinent intelligence and news will be shared via email, SGR’s social media channels, the SGR Publications webpage, and the SGR COVID-19 Resource Center. If you have any questions, please contact an SGR attorney or a Task Force team member.
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 corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, 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.