Smith’s Maritime Practice an Important Addition to FisherBroyles Commercial Litigation Practice

Edgar Smith, FisherBroyles Partner(Atlanta, Georgia — November 22, 2016) — FisherBroyles, LLP (“FisherBroyles”) is pleased to announce the addition of partner Edgar Smith to its Atlanta office.  Smith is a practiced commercial litigator with extensive experience representing businesses and individuals throughout Georgia and the southeastern United States.  His practice focuses in admiralty, creditors’ rights, real estate, and general business litigation.

A native of Plains, Georgia, Smith is a 2006 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, where he earned his J.D. with cum laude honors. While at the University of Georgia, he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta and Gridiron. In 2001, Smith received his B.B.A. in Marketing from Georgia Southern University, where he graduated summa cum laude.

“We are excited to have Edgar in the family”, said James M. Fisher II, one of the founders and managing partners of FisherBroyles. “He is a highly skilled and reputable litigator who adds further strength and depth to our awesome litigation group.” Kevin E. Broyles, the firm’s other founder and managing partner said, “Edgar also brings his maritime practice to FisherBroyles, which is an important addition to our commercial litigation practice.”

Smith currently resides with his family in Savannah, Georgia, where he practices with fellow FisherBroyles partner, Bates Lovett.