E. Scott Slappey

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Slappey & Sadd, LLC
E. Scott Slappey
Slappey & Sadd, LLC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury

Licensed in Georgia since: 1986

Education: Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2024

Slappey & Sadd, LLC

352 Sandy Springs Circle
Atlanta, GA 30328 Visit website


Scott Slappey is one of the principal attorneys at Atlanta-based Slappey & Sadd LLC, where he focuses his practice primarily on workers' compensation matters. Admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts, his background also includes personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for the excellent quality of his work and successful track record, Mr. Slappey has received both an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

In his workers' compensation practice, Mr. Slappey provides representation to people throughout the state who have been injured on the job or who have contracted an occupational disease and who are seeking their rightful benefits under their employer's insurance coverage. His work in this regard has encompassed assisting with the preparation of the initial claim, helping to ensure that it contains all necessary documentation and that it is filed on a timely basis. Mr. Slappey also has advocated for clients at hearings when their claims have been disputed or denied. While these benefits are usually the only recourse, there are situations where a personal injury lawsuit can also be filed, such as when the incident was caused by the negligence of a nonemployer third party, and Mr. Slappey's experience often allows him to provide assistance in that regard as well.

Mr. Slappey attended what was then known as Georgia Southwestern College, where he majored in political science and obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1983. His legal education came at the Walter F. George School of Law, part of Mercer University, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1986. Mr. Slappey was with a law firm that represented employers and insurers in workers' compensation cases before he became a claimant's attorney.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 50% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawyersatlanta.com/scott-slappey.html

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Georgia Food
  • Make a Wish Foundation, 2019
  • Atlanta Community Food Bank
  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc
  • CCAL-Advancing Person- Centered Living
  • St. Thomas More Society
  • Sandy Springs Police Benevolent Fund
  • The Alzheimer’s Association
  • Georgia Bar Foundation
  • Justice For Children Foundation
  • Cross of Life Lutheran Church
  • Orphan Aid Liberia
  • St. Paul Episcopal Church
  • Druid Hills Youth Sports
  • Zoo Atlanta
  • Georgia Watch
  • Athena’s Warehouse
  • Paideia School
  • DEEP
  • Cause For Korey
  • Milton Baseball
  • Georgia Legal Services Program
  • Kids’ Chance /Miller Conn Fund
  • Kids’ Chance of Georgia, Inc.
  • Georgia Innocence Project
  • Green Law
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Atlanta Humane Society
  • CURE Childhood Cancer/Press ON
  • Shepherd Spinal Center
  • Conor Burch Memorial Fund
  • Furkids Inc.
  • The Wounded Warriors Project
  • Lupus Foundation of America
  • Dekalb Rape Crisis Center
  • Georgia Conservation Voters, President, 2005
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Georgia Conservation Voters, Board of Directors
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, State Bar Communications Committee
  • Georgia, 1986
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyers Association, 1991 - Present
  • Member, State Board of Workers' Compensation's Annual Seminar Committee
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 1986
  • Workers' Compensation Claimant's Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Headquarters Committee
  • Member, Rules Committee, Chairman's Advisory Council, State Board of Workers' Compensation
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Frequent Speaker and has presented numerous articles for the Continuing Education of Fellow Attorneys on Matters related to Workers' Compensation
Educational Background:
  • Georgia Southwestern College, B.S., 1983

Office location for E. Scott Slappey

352 Sandy Springs Circle
Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 404-692-6518


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2024

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