Meredith Hobbs

Ogletree Adds New Offices in Oklahoma, California

Meredith Hobbs

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stweart, one of the nation's largest labor and employment firms, is kicking off the new year with new offices in Oklahoma City and Sacramento, California.

Smith Gambrell Adds More Lawyers in New York

Meredith Hobbs

Just a week after opening new offices in the U.K. and Germany and announcing plans to acquire a seven-lawyer Manhattan boutique, Smith Gambrell & Russell is continuing its growth spurt in New York.

Constangy Continues Expansion Push With San Francisco Office

Meredith Hobbs mhobbs@alm.com

Atlanta-based labor and employment firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete has opened a San Francisco office with the addition of partner L. Julius Turman, who joins from Reed Smith.

GSU Team Celebrates Long-Awaited Deal to Transform 'The Ted'

Meredith Hobbs

It took a lot of lawyering to acheive Georgia State University's transformative deal to buy the 68-acre Turner Field site from the city of Atlanta in a partnership with Carter & Associates and other private developers.

Partner Returns to Ford & Harrison After Turner Venture—and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs

When Ted Turner wanted to bring ecotourism to his vast New Mexico ranches, he turned to an Atlanta lawyer who admits "you would not find me in a cowboy hat and boots."

Smith Gambrell Bolts on NY Boutique, Sails Into Europe

Meredith Hobbs

As large U.S. firms jockey to stake out a global presence, Smith Gambrell & Russell is expanding its reach with new international offices in the United Kingdom and Germany. The Atlanta-based Am Law 200 firm is also adding seven lawyers to its New York office with the impending acquisition of New Yor

Seyfarth Snags Barnes & Thornburg Bankruptcy Partner, Partner Promotions—and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs

John Mills III has joined Seyfarth Shaw as a partner from Barnes & Thornburg. Mills has a bankruptcy and restructuring practice and he also handles litigation for clients related to real estate lending and structured financings.

Smith Gambrell Sails Into Europe, UK and Bulks up in New York

Meredith Hobbs

The Atlanta-based firm picked up new offices in the United Kingdom and Germany, along with seven new lawyers in New York.

23 Big Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs

Six Atlanta-based firms were among the Am Law 200 firms that achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's annual Corporate Equality Index.

Sutherland-Eversheds Deal Catapults Atlanta Firm Onto Global Scene

Meredith Hobbs

A deal approved Friday to launch Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan into the international arena wasn't something even contemplated by the firm a year ago, its managing partner said.

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