About the Firm

sgwm-coca-cola-building Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles, P.A., is one of Gainesville’s most prominent general practice firms. Originally founded in 1928 by R. Wilson Smith, the firm has a proud history of providing sound legal advice to businesses and individuals across the state. Our clientele includes Fieldale Farms, one of the largest independent poultry producers in the world, United Community Bank, one of Georgia's largest bank holding companies, and Georgia Power Company, the largest of five electric utilities that make up the Southern Company. We also serve as Outside General Counsel for both Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation and Kubota Industrial Equipment Corporation.



Our attorneys are recognized experts in their areas of specialty, regularly writing and leading lectures and workshops on various aspects of the law. We are proud that each attorney with Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles is approachable and accessible. We enjoy close client relationships that lay the groundwork for the superior representation that has become the hallmark of our firm.



We also proudly represent small businesses and individuals, families and government agencies, and consider ourselves partners in the success of each client. Our client base ranges from local individuals and businesses to national conglomerates in the Atlanta metro area, and other states throughout the country. Whether representing large or small business or individuals, we endeavor to live up to the trust placed in us by our clients.

Community Involvement

Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles is heavily invested in our community, serving in leadership positions on the boards of civic organizations, staying involved in local government and chamber activities, and supporting our schools. We receive almost all of our new clientele through word-of-mouth referral as current clients recommend us to their business colleagues, friends, neighbors and family members.


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