Susan J. Sadow

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Susan J. Sadow, PC
 | 400 Galleria Parkway, Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770-615-6992
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

Known for securing top dollar awards in workers’ compensation cases, Susan J. Sadow is the founding attorney at Susan J. Sadow, P.C. She handles cases throughout the Atlanta area as well as across the state of Georgia that involve the following matters: traumatic brain injuries and severe spinal cord injuries; knee, hand, wrist, elbow, arm, hip, leg, shoulder, neck and back injuries; work-related fatalities; amputation and crush injuries; complex regional pain syndrome and reflex sympathetic dystrophy; catastrophic injuries; and carpal tunnel and repetitive use injuries.

Aggressive in her pursuit of benefits, Ms. Sadow is adept at every phase of the workers’ compensation process. She guides clients through the initial application, challenges denials and ensures people receive their checks on time. Even beyond representing clients, Ms. Sadow remains committed to improving the landscape of workplace injury education and prevention. She is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section, the State Bar of Georgia and the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Additionally, she regularly lectures to groups about her practice area.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Sadow has earned a number of honors for recovering millions of dollars on behalf of clients. She has received the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell and she holds an Avvo “Superb” rating. Atlanta magazine named her as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Georgia, and she has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

In 1978, Ms. Sadow graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts in history and French. She then earned a Juris Doctor in 1981 from the Emory University School of Law.

Outside her practice, Ms. Sadow enjoys skiing, hiking and travel.

* 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.

 
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About Susan Sadow

Admitted: 1981, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.sadowworkerscomplaw.com/attorney-profile.html

Honors and Awards:

  • One of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Georgia, 2010 - 2015
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, Atlanta Magazine, 2004, 2006 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White Publishers, 2003 - 2017
  • AV-Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Atlanta Bar Association - Member of Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1999
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Workers' Compensation Section - Chairperson, 1998
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Workers' Compensation Section - Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, 1997
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Workers' Compensation Section - Secretary-Treasurer, 1996
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Workers' Compensation Section - Member of Board of Directors, 1995
  • State Board of Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, Public Education Committee, 1998 - 2013
  • State Board of Workers' Compensation Advisory Council - Public Education Committee, 2004 -2013
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Member of Board of Directors, 2001 - 2002
  • Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Atlanta Bar Association, 2001 - 2002
  • Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Atlanta Bar Association, 1999 – 2001
  • Member, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers  
  • Member of Georgia Malpractice Insurance Committee, State Bar of Georgia, 1998 - 2001
  • Member, WILG - Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group
  • Board of Directors, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers and Workers' Compensation Injured Lawyers Group (WILG).
  • Member, Workers' Compensation Claimants' Lawyers (WCCL)
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association  
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Kids' Chance, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2004 - 2012

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Compensability Issues, ATLANTA CLAIMS ASSOCIATION WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FORUM, 2015
  • Speaker and Co-author, Professionalism: A Primer on Practicing Before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, ICLE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW INSTITUTE, 2014
  • Speaker, "Controversial Medical Treatment and Testing - From Spinal Cord Stimulators to Ketamine Comas" ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2014
  • Speaker and Author, From Hello to Hearing: A Step by Step Process for the New Practitioner, CLAIMS IMPACT SERVICE, 2013
  • Speaker , "Motions Practice", ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2007
  • Speaker, "Ethics: Problems and Solutions in Workers' Compensation Claims", ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2005
  • Co-Chairperson, ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2003
  • Speaker, ICLE, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2002
  • Speaker, Workers’ Compensation from All Angles, 2002
  • Speaker, "Effective Direct and Cross Examination of Medical Professionals", Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2002
  • Speaker, "Workers' Compensation Law From All Angles", ICLE, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2002
  • Speaker, "Employers' Duties and Problems", ICLE, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2002
  • Speaker, "Claimants' Attorneys - Why I Get the Call", Georgia Self-Insurers Association, Inc., 2001
  • Speaker and Author of article, "Medical Benefits: Rights and Obligations", ICLE, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2001
  • Speaker and Author of Article, "Ethics - The New Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct", ICLE, Georgia Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2000
  • Speaker and Author, Legislative/New Case Law Update, STATE BOARD OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINARS, 1998
  • Speaker and Author, Georgia Workers' Compensation Practice: Dealing with the Psychic Injury Case, PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION SYSTEMS, INC., 1998
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1998
  • Speaker and Author, Learning How to Work with Claimants' Attorneys – How Proper Communication Can Improve Your Effectiveness and Make Your Job Easier, ATLANTA CLAIMS ASSOCIATION, 1997
  • Speaker and Author, Drug and Alcohol Cases/Willful Misconduct, STATE BOARD OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINARS, 1997
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1997
  • Speaker and Author, Hearing Preparation: Preparing Your Client to Win, STATE BOARD OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINARS, 1995
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1995
  • Speaker and Author of Article, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1994
  • Speaker and Author, Legislative Changes, Rules and Procedures - How They Can Work, ICLE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW INSTITUTE, 1994
  • Speaker and author, Practice Pointers - New Rules and Forms - From First Phone Call Through Hearing, ICLE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW INSTITUTE, 1993
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1992
  • Keys to Success in Treating Injured Workers: The Patient’s View, ATLANTA Medicine – Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta, 2016 Vol. 87, No. 5

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • I have negotiated over $18.5 million in settlement for my clients.

Educational Background:

  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, B.A. Magna Cum Laude, History and French, 1978
Office Location for Susan J. Sadow

400 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 770-615-6992

 

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Last Updated: 9/29/2017

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