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About Us

Smith Moore Leatherwood serves clients in the Southeast and across the nation through attorneys who are personally invested in solving clients' complex legal issues. Our offices are located in Atlanta, Georgia; Charleston, and Greenville, South Carolina; and in Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, and Wilmington, North Carolina. Our firm has more than 150 attorneys who concentrate in a wide range of substantive areas.

Our Commitment To You

We commit to our clients to provide the highest quality legal services at a value that they perceive as fair and reasonable. We fulfill this commitment by establishing long lasting relationships with our clients based on three fundamental principlestrust, communication, and efficiency. This dedication to client success and legal excellence has distinguished our firm for nearly a centurysince Julius C. Smith began his legal practice in 1919.


Trust is the backbone of a mutually rewarding relationship. We strive to completely understand our clients’ businesses and needs and to become a "partner" in their future. With us having a stake in their future, our clients trust our advice to be in their best interest.


Successful relationships depend on consistent and productive communications. We keep in touch with our clients—anticipating their needs and challenges and focusing on true collaboration. By being proactive in communicating with our clients, we can often provide innovative solutions to unique problems and help our clients keep small issues from becoming big ones.


Our clients deserve prompt and effective legal services. With a broad range of targeted services, the firm is equipped to respond immediately to most challenges that our clients face. By allocating our resources and applying different proficiencies to our clients' problems, we can work efficiently with the client as a team to handle the various issues that confront them.

Establishing trust. Effective communications. Efficient teamwork. THE CORNERSTONES OF OUR COMMITMENT


Each of our lawyer's e-mail address is provided with his or her biography. If you are not a current client of our firm, you should not e-mail our lawyers with any confidential information or any information about a specific legal matter, given that our firm may presently represent persons or companies who have interests that are adverse to you. If you are not a current client and you e-mail any lawyer in our firm, you do so without any expectation of confidentiality. We will not establish a professional relationship with you via e-mail. Instead, you should contact our firm by telephone so that we can determine whether we are in a position to consult with you about any legal matters before you share any confidential or sensitive information with us.