Hull Barrett, PC is excited to announce that Mary Runkle Smith has joined the Augusta office as an associate. Her practice concentrates on commercial litigation. Her experience includes defending clients in a variety of complex litigated matters, particularly allegations of federal securities law violations. She also has experience in class actions, complex business litigation, consumer, securities, contract disputes, intellectual property, protection of trade secrets and proprietary information, product liability and toxic tort litigation, securities litigation, shareholder class actions, SEC and FINRA investigations and litigation and broker-dealer litigation and arbitration. Mrs. Smith is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and is licensed to practice in Georgia and New York.