Tune in and listen to Brett Lockwood, a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and chair of that firmâ€™s Technology Law Practice Group. Brett devotes a substantial portion of his practice to acting as principal outside counsel with his clients, advising on corporate and technology issues and significant transactions matters. In todayâ€™s interview, Brett discusses how his practice areas can be critical to successful finance.
Mr. Lockwood is AV Rated (top rating) from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer. His current professional affiliations include serving as a Board member and officer of the Southeast Chapter of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, a member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgiaâ€™s Technology Law Section and as a member of the Licensing Executives Society (through which he holds the Certified Licensing Professional designation) and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).
Mr. Lockwood previously served as a Board member and/or officer of the Business & Technology Alliance, the Atlanta Electronic Commerce Forum, the Georgia Technology Forum, Literacy Volunteers of America â€” Metro Atlanta, the Emory University Law School Alumni Council and as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgia Bar Journal.
Mr. Lockwood received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of North Florida, performed graduate studies at Columbia Universityâ€™s School of International Affairs and received his J.D. degree, with distinction, from Emory University School of Law. During law school he served as Executive Managing Editor of the Emory Law Journal and received the Laughlin Award for excellence in legal research and writing.