Oct 22, 2018

Smith, Gambrell & Russell Represents TransACT Communications in Acquisition of RightLabs


ATLANTA (October 22, 2018) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm served as legal counsel to TransACT Communications, LLC (TransACT), a provider of education management software, in its acquisition of RightLabs, Inc. (RightLabs), a provider of web-based integrated business and education platforms. The transaction closed on September 14, 2018.

TransACT’s acquisition of the Canadian-based RightLabs enhances the software provider’s capabilities to better serve clients in the educational technology sector, as well as expand into applications which service businesses and non-profits.

The SGR legal team included Partner Nick Rueter and Associate Erin Peterson McCallum in the Atlanta Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. McMillan LLP served as local counsel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

About TransACT Communications
Guided by a team with an extensive background in ESEA (NCLB/ESSA) compliance leadership, K-12 education services, and management experience at Fortune 100 companies, we provide thousands of K-12 organizations with software and expertise to manage federal and state-level compliance, communication, and operations more efficiently. Further information at 

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 more than 220 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.

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