Nov 4, 2021

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® Recognize SGR on the 2022 “Best Law Firms” List

Award

ATLANTA (November 4, 2021) – Smith Gambrell Russell LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm has again been named to the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list ranked nationally and in Atlanta, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, and Washington, D.C., including 24 “Tier 1” rankings. For this 12th Edition, SGR has been honored with recognition in several additional practice areas.

Firms included in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The 2022 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/ or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized first in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top practicing attorneys in the U.S. To view SGR’s Best Lawyers® rankings for 2022, click HERE.

The 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings recognize SGR in the following practice areas as noted with the tier by metro/national designation:

National Rankings

Construction Law (Tier 1)
Biotechnology Law (Tier 2)
Corporate Law (Tier 2)
Land Use & Zoning Law (Tier 2)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 2)
Public Finance Law (Tier 2)
Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 2)
Appellate Practice (Tier 3)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 3)
Derivatives and Futures Law (Tier 3)
Litigation – Construction (Tier 3)
Litigation – Real Estate (Tier 3)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Tier 3)
Patent Law (Tier 3)
Real Estate Law (Tier 3)
Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Tier 3)
Technology Law (Tier 3)
Trademark Law (Tier 3)
Transportation Law (Tier 3)

Metropolitan Rankings

Atlanta
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 1)
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Construction Law (Tier 1)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Tier 1)
Employment Law – Management (Tier 1)
Environmental Law (Tier 1)
Labor Law – Management (Tier 1)
Land Use & Zoning Law (Tier 1)
Litigation – Construction (Tier 1)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 1)
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning (Tier 1)
Litigation – Patent (Tier 1)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law (Tier 1)
Patent Law (Tier 1)
Public Finance Law (Tier 1)
Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
Tax Law (Tier 1)
Administrative/Regulatory Law (Tier 2)
Appellate Practice (Tier 2)
Bet-the-Company Litigation (Tier 2)
Corporate Law (Tier 2)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Tier 2)
Information Technology Law (Tier 2)
Litigation – Environmental (Tier 2)
Technology Law (Tier 2)
Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 2)
Banking and Finance Law (Tier 3)
Litigation – Banking & Finance (Tier 3)
Litigation – ERISA (Tier 3)
Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 3)
Privacy and Data Security Law (Tier 3)

Jacksonville
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Corporate Law (Tier 1)
Insurance Law (Tier 1)
Litigation – Insurance (Tier 1)
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (Tier 1)
Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
Corporate Governance Law (Tier 2)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Tier 2)
Employment Law – Management (Tier 2)
Labor Law – Management (Tier 2)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 2)
Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 2)
Trademark Law (Tier 2)
Litigation – Securities (Tier 3)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Tier 3)

Los Angeles
Litigation – Trust & Estates (Tier 2)
Trust & Estates Law (Tier 2)

Miami
Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Tier 2)
Transportation Law (Tier 2)
Corporate Law (Tier 3)
Derivatives and Futures Law (Tier 3)

New York City
Litigation – Real Estate (Tier 2)
Construction Law (Tier 3)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 3)

Washington, D.C.
Biotechnology Law (Tier 2)

About U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the previous edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that practice area and metro area.

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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