Arnall Golden Gregory Names Two New Partners

ATLANTA – Arnall Golden Gregory is proud to announce that Cristina Reeves Bouton and Douglas Smith have been named partners in the firm effective Jan. 1, 2018. Cristina and Doug provide expertise to our clients in real estate and employee benefits/executive compensation, respectively.

“We congratulate Cristina and Doug on this accomplishment and look forward to their continued dedication and contributions to the firm,” said Glenn Hendrix, Arnall Golden Gregory chairman.

“Each of these individuals embodies the superior service standards that are deeply rooted in our firm, and that our clients have come to expect,” said Jonathan Eady, Arnall Golden Gregory managing partner.

Bouton focuses her practice on retail leasing and commercial real estate development. Her experience includes the negotiation of retail and office leases on behalf of landlords and tenants as well as the representation of developers in connection with the acquisition and disposition of real property.

Smith advises and assists clients with qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive compensation plans and agreements. He has extensive experience handling ERISA, employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of business mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and financial transactions. He also has broad experience in the design, drafting and tax analysis of executive compensation arrangements, long-term incentive compensation and equity-based compensation.


Arnall Golden Gregory (AGG), an Am Law 200 law firm with 165 attorneys in Atlanta and Washington, DC, takes a “business sensibility” approach when advising clients. AGG provides industry knowledge, attention to detail, transparency and value to help businesses and individuals achieve their definition of success. AGG’s transaction, litigation, regulatory and privacy counselors serve clients in healthcare, real estate, retail, fintech/payment systems, global commerce/global mobility, government investigations, life sciences and logistics and transportation. AGG subscribes to the belief “not if, but how.” Visit us at

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