James (Jay) Sadd

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Slappey & Sadd, LLC
 | 352 Sandy Springs Circle, Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-255-6677
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

A Partner at Slappey & Sadd LLC, James (Jay) Sadd represents those in Atlanta, Georgia, in matters of personal injury. As a former instructor at Emory University School of Law in the Trial Techniques Program, former chairman of the Georgia Bar Association’s Legal Education Committee for the Young Lawyers Section, and a frequent speaker on topics such as punitive damages, catastrophic injury, insurance coverage, jury selection, wrongful death, bad faith insurance practices and trucking litigation, Mr. Sadd is highly qualified to handle any matter of personal injury.

A member of the DeKalb Bar Association, the Sandy Springs Bar Association, the West Virginia Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Atlanta Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia, Mr. Sadd earned his Juris Doctor in 1987 from Walter F. George School of Law. Because of his devotion to his community and his outstanding legal ability, the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia named him a fellow.

He represents consumers, workers and families that have suffered losses or been injured because of the willful conduct or negligence of another, including cases of defective products, defective premises, car accidents and trucking accidents. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for his multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements, Mr. Sadd is admitted to practice in all Georgia courts, the Federal Bar Association, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the U.S. District Courts of Georgia.

For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, Mr. Sadd earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

* 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Insurance Coverage (20%): Bad Faith Insurance

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Insurance Coverage: Bad Faith Insurance


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018

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About James Sadd

Admitted: 1987, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawyersatlanta.com/james-sadd.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Certificate of Commendation, West Virginia State Bar and The Pro Bono Referral Project, West Virginia, 1989
  • Georgia Law-Related Education Consortium Award for Outstanding Service to the Consortium, 2000
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Highest Rating Possible (AV) by Martindale-Hubble
  • Named by Georgia Trend Magazine as among Georgia's "Legal Elite", 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), 2012-2013
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts of Georgia
  • Georgia
  • Member, DeKalb Bar Association
  • Member, Sandy Springs Bar Association
  • Member, West Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Atlanta Lawyers Club
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Director, American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc.
  • Chairperson, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Education Committee
  • Chairman, Georgia Bar, Young Lawyers Section, Legal Education Committee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Public Justice Foundation, Communications and Outreach Committee
  • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Board Member, Initiative 2000, which commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Member, East Tennessee State University Letter Winner's Club

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Instructor, Trial Techniques Program, Emory University School of Law
  • Former Editor, Calendar Call, the official publication of the General Practice and Trial Section of the Georgia State Bar
  • Frequent Speaker, presenting on topics such as jury selection, Insurance Coverage, Bad Faith Insurance practices, Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death, Trucking Litigation, and Punitive Damages

Industry Groups

  • Former President
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for James (Jay) Sadd

352 Sandy Springs Circle
Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 404-255-6677


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Last Updated: 11/10/2017

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