Jul 16, 2019

SGR to Host Society of Construction Law North America Southeast Region Inaugural Reception on July 18; Greg Smith Appointed Regional Director


ATLANTA (July 16, 2019) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm will host the Society of Construction Law North America (SCL NA) Southeast Region’s inaugural reception on July 18. The reception will be held in SGR’s Atlanta office from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Society’s Chairman Dr. Anamaria Popescu, P.E., PSP, PMP, will make brief remarks during the reception. SGR Construction Lawyer Gregory Smith serves as Regional Director of the SCL Southeast Region, which includes Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi.

Since its inception in 2017, the SCL NA has been steadily growing its membership, recruiting members from all sectors of the construction industry within the United States and Canada. With the goal of hitting 200 members by September 2019, the Society gains about three new members each week. The SCL is run by a Council of 11 elected members and serves 14 regions led by regional directors in the U.S. and Canada. Each region hosts events including webinars, lunch and learns, and social gatherings with the purpose of promoting education, study, and research and its dissemination in the field of construction law.

I am honored to serve as the Southeast Regional Director of the Society of Construction Law North America,” said Greg Smith. “I look forward to hosting a successful inaugural reception on July 18 and helping to grow membership in this distinguished international organization in the Southeast Region.”

For more information on the SCL NA Southeast Region inaugural reception at SGR on July 18, please click here.

SGR’s Greg Smith practices in all areas of construction law consisting of dispute resolution and litigation, counseling in contracting issues, and the drafting, structuring and review of construction and other commercial contracts. He has written and edited many related presentations and papers, including two published papers in 2019, and is a frequent speaker at seminars in the construction industry. In addition to his recent appointment as the Southeast Director of the SCL NA, Mr. Smith serves on the steering committee for the International Construction Division of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law. He is also a member of the Construction Lawyers Society of America, the State Bar of Georgia (Vice Chair of Construction Section), the American Bar Association, and the Atlanta Bar Association.

About The Society of Construction Law North America
The Society of Construction Law North America was founded in 2017 and is established to promote education, study, and research (and publication of the useful results of such research) and its dissemination in the field of construction law and related subjects in the United States, Canada, South America and Overseas. 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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