Russell A. Britt

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303-1775 

Russell A. Britt is an attorney in the Atlanta office of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. He earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law in 2011.  While in law school, Mr. Britt served on the Georgia State Law Review as Legislative Associate Editor and was a member of the Moot Court Board. Mr. Britt traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2011 Inter-American Sustainable Development Law Moot Court Competition where his team was awarded Best Brief and placed third overall.  During his time at Georgia State, Mr. Britt received honors in Litigation and was a recipient of the Atlanta Law School Fellow Scholarship.  Additionally, the American Bar Association honored Mr. Britt with the Local Government Scholar Award for achievement in the area of Local Government Law.

For over six years, Mr. Britt worked for the Office of Governor Sonny Perdue as the Director of Local Government Relations and the Intergovernmental Affairs Liaison. In these positions, he was the Governor’s main point of contact for local governments and related interest groups.  Additionally, he advised Governor Perdue on all local government matters and related policy issues, promoted the Governor’s policy agenda in the General Assembly, and worked with the OneGeorgia Authority in allocating more than $100 million of Georgia’s Master Tobacco Settlement funds. Britt also served as an extern for the Honorable Justice Harold Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court.

He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2003 with a B.A. in Political Science. While attending UGA, Mr. Britt was a member of the varsity football team.

ADMITTED

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • All Georgia Superior and State Courts

EDUCATION

  • University of Georgia, B.A., cum laude
  • Georgia State University, J.D., magna cum laude

PUBLICATIONS

  • Game and Fish, 28 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 181 (2011).

MEMBERSHIPS

  • DRI – Govermenmental Liability Committee of DRI
  • State Bar of Georgia – Local Government Law Section, School & College Law Section
ATLANTA – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has named eight new partners, bringing the firm-wide total to 98. "We are delighted
Practice Specific Experience

Russell A. Britt is an attorney in the Atlanta office of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. He earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law in 2011.  While in law school, Mr. Britt served on the Georgia State Law Review as Legislative Associate Editor and was a member of the Moot Court Board. Mr. Britt traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2011 Inter-American Sustainable Development Law Moot Court Competition where his team was awarded Best Brief and placed third overall.  During his time at Georgia State, Mr. Britt received honors in Litigation and was a recipient of the Atlanta Law School Fellow Scholarship.  Additionally, the American Bar Association honored Mr. Britt with the Local Government Scholar Award for achievement in the area of Local Government Law.

For over six years, Mr. Britt worked for the Office of Governor Sonny Perdue as the Director of Local Government Relations and the Intergovernmental Affairs Liaison. In these positions, he was the Governor’s main point of contact for local governments and related interest groups.  Additionally, he advised Governor Perdue on all local government matters and related policy issues, promoted the Governor’s policy agenda in the General Assembly, and worked with the OneGeorgia Authority in allocating more than $100 million of Georgia’s Master Tobacco Settlement funds. Britt also served as an extern for the Honorable Justice Harold Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court.

He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2003 with a B.A. in Political Science. While attending UGA, Mr. Britt was a member of the varsity football team.

ADMITTED

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • All Georgia Superior and State Courts

EDUCATION

  • University of Georgia, B.A., cum laude
  • Georgia State University, J.D., magna cum laude

PUBLICATIONS

  • Game and Fish, 28 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 181 (2011).

MEMBERSHIPS

  • DRI – Govermenmental Liability Committee of DRI
  • State Bar of Georgia – Local Government Law Section, School & College Law Section
ATLANTA – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has named eight new partners, bringing the firm-wide total to 98. "We are delighted
Practice Specific Experience