ATLANTA (November 19, 2020) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the addition of Partner Michael F. Holbein to the firm’s Finance, Banking & Restructuring Practice in Atlanta. Mr. Holbein boosts the firm’s established Bankruptcy practice group. He joins SGR from Arnall Golden Gregory LLP where he was a partner with the bankruptcy and financial restructuring group and a member of the logistics and transportation industry team.
As a partner in SGR’s Finance, Banking & Restructuring Practice, Mr. Holbein advises financially distressed businesses and individuals in transactions, including debt restructuring, asset purchases, and bankruptcy alternatives. He also represents secured and unsecured creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy. Mr. Holbein is a seasoned litigator with significant experience at both the trial and appellate levels prosecuting and defending complex, seven-figure fraudulent-transfer and preference claims, lien-avoidance litigation, dischargeabiltiy lawsuits, and actions for violations of the automatic stay and discharge injunction.
SGR Chairman and Managing Partner Stephen Forte commented, “SGR is excited to welcome Michael to the firm. He has an extensive background in bankruptcy law and brings significant litigation experience to SGR’s well-established bankruptcy practice.”
Mr. Holbein earned his law degree with honors from the University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law and graduated cum laude with an undergraduate degree from Stetson University. He is a member of the Georgia Bar and is admitted to practice before federal district and appellate courts across the state of Georgia.
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 250 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including aviation, corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, 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.