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James (Jay) Sadd is a lawyer and partner of the firm Slappey & Sadd, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia. With his law partner, Scott Slappey, Jay formed Slappey & Sadd, LLC in 1992 to represent families, workers, and consumers who have been critically injured or lost a loved one because of the negligence or willful conduct of others. Slappey & Sadd, LLC represent people who have been seriously injured or disabled by car accidents, trucking accidents, defective products, defective premises, and other acts of negligence.


Jay lives in Atlanta with his wife Laura and two children. Outside interests include watching baseball, an occassional round of golf, exercise, and hanging out with his family to the extent his teenage children will allow. 


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Car Accident: 33%
  3. Wrongful Death: 33%



Contingent (20-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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    Mark Thomas Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Jay Sadd is the most outstanding lawyer I have ever worked with. He is thorough in his preparation, compassionate in his dealings with clients and skilled in persuasion.


    Benjamin Bengtson Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

352 Sandy Springs Circle
Atlanta, GA, 30328


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198707/15/2016
WVInactive - Suspended198807/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
memberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Top 100, Best of the Best Super LawyersAtlanta Magazine & Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Legal Elite for 2013Georgia Trend Magazine2013
Outstanding legal abilities & devotion to their communitiesLawyers Foundation of Georgia2012
Spirit & Generosity In Efforts Of The Young Lawyer DivisonGeorgia Law-Related Education Consortium Award2000
MemberSuper LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSlappey & Sadd, LLC1992 - Present
PresidentThe Georgia Trial Lawyers Association2012 - 2013
ChairmanYoung Lawyers Section of the Georgia Bar2000 - 2001
SpeakerNBC, Today Show, CNN World, CBS, ABC, The New York Times, USA, The AJC, The National Law Journal1994 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sandy Springs Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
DeKalb Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1990 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2012 - 2013
Publication nameTitleDate
Second EditionInsurance Bad Faith: The Law in Georgia2013
First EditionInsurance Bad Faith: The Law in Georgia2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
East Tennessee State UniversityBachelor in Business AdministrationBachelor of Business1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Atlanta Trial Lawyers LuncheonMaking Demands Under OCGA 9-11-67.12015