ATLANTA (November 21, 2022) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a 2022 “Tipping the Scales” law firm by the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance. SGR is one of 57 law firms recognized as “Tipping the Scales” for having 50% or more women in its 2022 U.S.-based new partner class. The deserving law firms were identified through the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance’s New Partner Report, a compilation of public data released each year since 2012. The official announcement was made during the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance’s Annual Conference on November 3, 2022.
SGR is actively committed to diversity in recruiting, retention, and advancement of all professionals and support staff. An integral part of the Firm’s diversity program is SGR Women’s Initiative, an affinity group committed to the advancement of professional women, which recognizes the importance of retaining women in the workplace, fostering stronger relationships, and providing added value to its business and social communities. For the Firm’s female attorneys, SGR Women’s Initiative focuses on mentoring and providing resources to hone the skills necessary for career advancement. For the Firm’s female clients and contacts, SGR Women’s Initiative aims to create opportunities to network and programs to educate about important legal and social issues.
About Diversity & Flexibility Alliance
For 10 years, the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance has collaborated with organizations to develop non-stigmatized flexible work policies that promote inclusive work cultures and help to advance more women into leadership positions. The Alliance provides practical research-based solutions, training workshops, and strategic advisory services that increase organizational effectiveness through diversity and flexibility. For more information, visit dfalliance.com.
About Smith Gambrell Russell
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 270 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, Charlotte, Chicago, Jacksonville, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.