Steve Gilliam

Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles


Steve Gilliam is a respected trial attorney who represents commercial clients in complex litigation, corporate, banking and transactional law.

Mr. Gilliam’s list of clients includes regional and national businesses in banking, manufacturing, and the poultry industry. He has litigated cases not only in Georgia, but also in Alabama, Wisconsin, Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, and South Carolina.

A significant portion of Mr. Gilliam’s practice involves real estate and eminent domain litigation. He is also experienced in commercial real estate development and management, including land acquisition, leasing, sales activities and zoning.

Voted Gainesville Rotary’s “Man of the Year” in 1996, a “Super Lawyer” by Atlanta Magazine since its inception in 2004, and Super Lawyer nationally in the Corporate Counsel Edition, Mr. Gilliam is a respected presenter of legal and business litigation seminars and workshops for attorneys throughout the Southeast. He is listed in Who’s Who in the American Law, Who’s Who in America, and is a member of Gridiron Secret Society. He has also been recognized in the National Super Lawyers Business Edition and National Corporate Counsel Edition for Business Litigation. Furthermore, he has also been recognized by Lexis Nexis and Martindale Hubbell in Legal Leaders: Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyer’s Magazine.

He has served as Chair of numerous community service agency boards, including United Way of Hall County, Rehabilitation Industries, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, Elachee Nature Science Center, Hall County Needs Assessment Task Force, Gainesville State College Foundation, and Quality Growth Council.

He has been President of the Chattahoochee Country Club and served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Rabun Gap Nacoochee School.

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Steve Gilliam