May 11, 2021

Smith, Gambrell & Russell Represents Whitaker-Taylor in Acquisition by HR Path

Ethridge McCallum

ATLANTA (May 11, 2021) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm served as legal counsel to Whitaker-Taylor, a human resources (HR) technology company based in North America and the Netherlands, in its acquisition by HR Path, a global leader and expert in the field of HR.

Whitaker-Taylor’s expertise in SAP SuccessFactors will enhance HR Path’s SAP HR service offerings and capabilities. This acquisition is the first investment of HR Path’s recent $136 million financing plan to continue its international growth and expand its value proposition within the company’s current footprint in the United States and Europe.

The SGR Atlanta Legal Team included Partner John C. Ethridge, Jr. and Associate Erin Peterson McCallum in the Corporate M&A Practice.

About Whitaker-Taylor
Whitaker-Taylor emerged in 2007 as a full-service consultant organization devoted to the unique needs of SuccessFactors and SAP HR customers. Their staff draws upon decades of SAP HCM and a global presence with offices in the Americas and EMEA. Today, they are consultant practitioners who help others increase their usability with an expectation of greater productivity and greater return on their SAP investment. Whitaker-Taylor has more than 350 live, successful engagements in HR Technology. Their strategic partnerships include SAP Gold Partner and SuccessFactors Services Partner. For more information, visit

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.

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