ATLANTA (June 5, 2023) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that Aleksas Barauskas has joined the Firm’s Litigation Practice as partner in the Jacksonville office. He joins SGR from Akerman LLP in Jacksonville.
“We are pleased to welcome Aleksas to the Jacksonville Litigation Practice,” said Steven Brust, SGR’s Jacksonville office managing partner. “He has an extensive background in litigation with the utmost focus on achieving the best outcome for the client. Moreover, a number of our partners have worked closely with Aleksas on matters over the years and feel he will be a tremendous asset to our office and firm clients.”
Mr. Barauskas has represented business and individual clients in all phases of litigation in state and federal court for nearly 15 years. He focuses his practice on fraud, breach of contract, eviction, tortious interference, defamation, intellectual property, negligence, premises liability, and product liability. In addition, Mr. Barauskas represents financial institutions and other commercial lenders in loan enforcement actions and all areas of commercial litigation.
Mr. Barauskas’ professional recognition includes The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation in Banking and Finance, Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” and Benchmark Litigation as a “Future Star” and the “40 & Under Hot List.”
Mr. Barauskas received his B.A. in History & Legal Studies from Northwestern University, and his J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he graduated cum laude. He is admitted to practice in Florida, Georgia, and Texas.
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 nearly 400 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 50 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, insurance/reinsurance, construction, employment law, international, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has 14 domestic and international offices, including Atlanta; Austin; Charlotte; Chicago; Jacksonville, FL; London; Los Angeles; Miami; Munich; New York; Southampton; Springfield, IL; Tampa, FL; and Washington, D.C.