Tori M. Silas joined the team of Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP in 2020 as Partner in the Corporate Section, bringing with her a depth of experience advising clients in the automotive, technology, media and telecommunications sectors as lead counsel. In 2017, Tori served as President of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA), a voluntary bar association serving over 600 members throughout the State of Georgia and the community at large. Tori is most passionate about the work she does to mentor young women in high school, college and law school and young attorneys. She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Tori was awarded athletic and academic scholarships to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology where she was a member of the varsity track and field team and earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law.