ATLANTA (September 7, 2016) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that Thomas S. Gallagher has joined its New York office as a partner as the firm expands the Corporate Practice.
“Thomas is a welcome addition to SGR’s growing presence in New York City,” said Stephen Forte, SGR’s managing partner. “His expertise and sophistication dealing with structuring funds and securitization vehicles adds a new dimension to our corporate practice.”
Mr. Gallagher focuses his practice on the representation of funds, financial entities, investment banks and consumer and commercial lenders in corporate, securities and regulatory matters. He creates vehicles for clients to monetize their financial assets and advises promoters and investment managers on structuring, formation and operation of U.S. and offshore funds. Mr. Gallagher also advises clients wishing to create internet-based market-place lending platforms, single-investor funds and private securitization vehicles. Through the development of creative strategies and approaches, he creates fund structures and special purpose vehicles that achieve clients’ business objectives.
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 200 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, New York, Washington, D.C. and Frankfurt, Germany.