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The attorneys of Smith and Liss have extensive trial, corporate and transactional experience ranging from handling day-to-day commercial transactions to multi-million dollar acquisitions and sales to complex litigation matters in state and federal courts. We provide these services for a broad range of companies ranging from emerging growth to seasoned private and public companies in numerous industries, including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications, technology, restaurant/hospitality, and retail.

Commercial Real Estate

Law Practice Area - Commercial Real EstateOur clients include real estate developers, lenders, investors and others in a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions. The firm regularly handles land acquisitions for the development of multi-family housing, office buildings, shopping centers and other commercial development as well as litigates Commercial Real Estate regarding a variety of matters.

Corporate/Transactional & Technology

Law Practive Areas - Corporate TransctionsOur corporate and transactional practice group provides in-depth, practical advice designed to advance our client's interests while helping them evaluate and protect against risk.  From key customer contracts to complex technology transactions to executive compensation to corporate reorganization, our attorneys' goal is the success of your business.

Corporate Finance / Securities

Law Practice Area - Corporate Finance and SecuritiesOur corporate finance group provides sophisticated, solution-oriented advice to venture capital and angel investors and the small and mid-size growth companies they invest in. Our securities group primarily provides smaller public companies with SEC and state compliance advice and works closely with our private company clients to insure their acquisitions and fund-raising efforts are successful.

Employment Law

Law Practice Area - Employment LawEmployee issues and litigation can hobble the best run business.  We provide proactive advice for protecting your business and employees from charges of harassment, retaliation, family and medical leave violations, COBRA violations and Title VII issues.  If issues do arise, our employment litigation team has long and deep experience both defending and prosecuting employment related litigation matters in all state and federal courts.

Family Law

Family LawPractice in the area of Family Law requires specialized knowledge, experience and expertise. Our lawyers have substantial experience in representing clients in all areas of disputes involving domestic relations including divorce, custody, equitable division of property and alimony and child support. In addition, our group focuses on various alternative ways of resolving family disputes such as mediation, arbitration, collaborative law and pre and post nuptial agreements.

Health Care Law

Health Care Law Our Health Care clients include physicians and physician groups, large specialty practices, dentists and dental specialist, clinics, ambulance services, personal care homes, nursing homes, healthcare financing companies and other healthcare companies and facilities.

Intellectual Property

Law Practice Area - Intellectual ProprertyOur intellectual property lawyers have substantial expertise in all aspects of domestic and international Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret and Marketing law. In addition, through associated counsel, we have broad-based Patent capability in most arts and sciences.


Law Practice Area - LitigationLitigation has been a cornerstone of our practice since the firm's inception.  Our attorneys are recognized for their considerable experience litigating in all state and federal courts, representing our clients in commercial litigation, real estate litigation, probate and estate litigation, securities litigation, employment and discrimination, commercial arbitration and health care regulatory disputes. 

Mergers and Acquisitions

Law Practice Area - Mergers and AcquisitionsOur M&A practice group has successfully closed hundreds of business sales and combinations ranging from small family businesses to multi-million dollar acquisitions by public companies.  Smith & Liss is a proud affiliate member of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers.

Small Business Services

Small Business ServicesOur attorneys are entrepreneurs, and we are devoted to helping fellow entrepreneurs achieve success. All our attorneys are dedicated to helping the new business launch successfully and the established business fully achieve its growth goals.

Trusts & Estates

Law Practice Area - Trust and Estates Our trusts and estates lawyers counsel clients on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable giving, with an emphasis on the tax and fiduciary issues involved in all of these endeavors. We also litigate in probate, state and federal court over trust and estate issues.