Smith, Gambrell & Russell: Laura Wartner | Women in Law | SGRow


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About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP - Learn more about Laura Wartner Laura L. Wartner is a Partner in and Head of Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s Tax Practice, with a focus in Private Client Services on family business planning, estate planning, and probate administration. [TRANSCRIPT] I was the first woman hired by my law firm in Cincinnati. I was the first woman partner at my law firm in Cincinnati. I was on the forefront, on the cutting edge of working part-time once I had children. So at that time that I was having children, it was unusual for attorneys in law firms to work part-time, but I started working part-time and my firm supported that. And I've been very fortunate in that every firm I have been at since has supported part-time work. That allowed me to not only continue my work but to do what I felt I needed to do for my family. SGRow An affinity group committed to the advancement of professional women. SGRow recognizes the importance of retaining women in the workplace, fostering stronger relationships, and providing added value to its business and social communities. For the firm’s women attorneys, SGRow focuses on mentoring and providing resources to hone the skills necessary for career advancement. For the firm’s women clients, contacts, and friends, SGRow aim to create opportunities for network and programs to educated about important legal and social issues. 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 more than 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, London, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.

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