The firm was established in 1978. It has a broad based practice with a reputation for offering a wide range of quality legal services. The client base is international in scope and the firm has six partners and two associates. George Walton Payne & Co. is also a member of MacIntyre Strater International Limited. MacIntyre Strater International Limited (MSI) is a worldwide association of independent professional firms. In addition, the firm is a member of The State Capital Law Firm Group. Member firms of The State Capital Law Firm Group practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.