Rush Smith and Alex Booth begin practicing law together with a shared vision: serving to achieve excellence.
John Hall, joins the firm and soon after in 1989 Hall Booth Smith was born… it quickly earned a reputation for successful litigation and personalized service.
HBS creates a strategic plan that includes geographic expansion and many new practice areas. The firm also begins a longtime commitment to supporting the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
HBS opens its first regional office in Tifton, Georgia, to better serve clients throughout the state.
HBS adds an office in Brunswick, Georgia.
The USLAW NETWORK was established and John Hall leads the firm’s membership into this powerful multi-state organization of independent civil litigation firms.
HBS add an office in Albany, Georgia.
Hello Music City! The firm opens an office in Nashville.
HBS opens an office in Athens, Georgia.
HBS adds an office in Columbus, Georgia
New office opens in Charleston, South Carolina.
Hall Booth Smith relocates its Atlanta headquarters to Downtown’s iconic 191 Peachtree tower, a 50-story building capped with twin Acropolis-style crowns that are illuminated at night.
HBS opens an office in Tbilisi, becoming the first U.S. law firm with a significant presence in the country of Georgia.
The Sunshine State beckons, and HBS opens a new office in West Palm Beach, Florida.
The firm adds offices in Memphis, Tennessee, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
A new office in Birmingham, Alabama, becomes HBS’s 13th location.
The firm adds offices in Jacksonville, Florida, and Asheville, North Carolina.
The firm opens office in Tallahassee.
The firm opens offices in New York City, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, and St. Petersburg, Florida.
The firm opens offices in Miami, Florida and Tampa, Florida
The firm adds offices in Little Rock, Arkansas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.