The manufacturing industry is no stranger to change. For decades, our attorneys have helped manufacturing and industrial companies with everything from operational issues to more advanced transactions that are crucial to their success.

How We Can Help You

For nearly a century, clients have been turning to Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles for trusted legal counsel during some of the biggest moments in their lives. We’ve been there to offer peace of mind and to celebrate their personal victories and business successes – and we always will be.

That consistent dependability, reputation for excellence, and commitment to investing in the future have earned us honors and accolades in Gainesville, throughout Georgia, and across the Southeast. You’ll find us on the boards of many worthy causes and professional organizations, enhancing not only our industry but our community as well. So, whether you are a large company with complex legal needs or an individual who is looking for exceptional legal counsel, turn to someone you can trust.

Our Attorneys

Steven P. Gilliam

Steven P. Gilliam is a respected trial attorney who represents commercial clients in complex litigation, corporate, zoning and eminent domain, banking, and transactional law.

M. Tyler Smith

M. Tyler Smith's practice includes business law and litigation. He prepares business agreements, including employment and non-compete agreements, as well as confidentiality and shareholder agreements.

R. Brent Hatcher

R. Brent Hatcher, Jr. joined SGWM in 2004 after practicing for five years at a major Atlanta law firm. His practice areas include general civil litigation, commercial and business litigation, real property litigation, appellate litigation, and personal injury.

Bill Rhoads

Bill Rhoads joined SGWM as an associate attorney in 2009 and was named as a member of the firm in 2016. His primary areas of practice include general estate planning, wills and trusts, business transactions, and providing tax advice for clients.

Keith J. Whitaker

Keith J. Whitaker joined SGWM in 2007. His areas of practice include real estate transactions and litigation, general civil litigation, adoption, contract disputes, personal injury claims, business law, and estate planning.

Hear What Our Clients Have to Say

Explore a topic, ask a question, or just get to know us. Call us at 770.536.3381