Hall Booth Smith, P.C. continues to be recognized by Atlanta Business Chronicle for its success as an Atlanta law firm. In 2011, HBS was 16th on the list of Atlanta's Top 50 Law Firms in 2011. This ranking reflects the number of attorneys who have joined our Atlanta office over the last 10 years.
In both 2010 and 2011, HBS was listed as the 9th Fastest Growing Law Firm by Revenue in the Atlanta Business Chronicles Book of Lists. During the past two years, HBS has added several new practice areas which offer new services to clients. Some of the new areas of practice include Agriculture, Alternative Dispute Resolution/Arbitration, Clean Technology, Cyber Risk & Liability, and Taxation. Our growth in practice areas reflects our ability to service more clients.
In 2011, HBS advanced to the 16th Atlanta's Top 50 Law Firms from 17th in 2010. Several of our attorneys have received recognition from other sources as well. We had three of our attorneys recognized by James Magazine as "40 Under 40" and five attorneys listed in the top ten "Rising Stars." Several of our attorneys are Peer-Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, are Super Lawyers Magazine's "Super Lawyers," The Best Lawyers in America, and U.S. News Best Lawyers.
HBS was listed as the 20th Medium Best Places to Work in 2010 and as the 19th Medium Best Places to Work in 2011in the Atlanta Business Chronicle Book of Lists. This information is based on a survey conducted by Quantum Workplace of employees of companies with 100 to 500 employees. HBS was also ranked second place among mid-sized companies in the Atlanta Journal Constitution's 2011 Best Places to Work Survey.
HBS' mission statement highlights our commitment to our employees to be equipped to thrive in a "personally satisfying firm environment." HBS believes in furthering our staff's professional development through ongoing internal programs such as our Whale Done Program, HBS Women's Forum and the HBS Mentoring Program. Employees are encouraged to feel their work is more than a job. HBS respects and values everyone's opinion and solicits their input, ideas and suggestions. HBS believes each employee is an ambassador of and contributor to the firm and strives to foster an environment where all talents are utilized.