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: 770-615-7338
Fax: 770-984-0980
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

A workers’ compensation attorney representing the people of Georgia, Susan J. Sadow is founding attorney at Susan J. Sadow P.C. Named one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Georgia by Atlanta Magazine and one of The Best Lawyers in America from 2014-2019, she also has an Avvo “Superb” rating and was awarded the Clients’ Choice Award in 2017 and 2018.

Injuries on the job are common, and Ms. Sadow handles cases of work-related fatalities, catastrophic injuries, neck and back injuries, severe spinal cord injuries, shoulder injuries, hip injuries, repetitive use and carpal tunnel syndrome injuries, traumatic brain injuries, crush injuries, and knee and leg injuries and amputations. She also handles medical treatment concerns, advises clients as they return to work after injuries and handles reflex sympathetic dystrophy and complex regional pain syndrome injuries.

Ms. Sadow is a graduate of Emory University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1981. Before attending law school, she graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in French and history. A member of the Atlanta Bar Association and the former chairperson of their Workers’ Compensation Section, Ms. Sadow is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia.

For her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, Ms. Sadow holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. Her community service includes work with Kids’ Chance and the State Board of Workers’ Compensation Chairman’s Advisory Council of the Public Education Committee. She is also a proud member of the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group.

*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/Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker and Author, State Board of Workers' Compensation Seminars, Legislative/New Case Law Update, 1998
  • 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
  • Speaker, Compensability Issues, Atlanta Claims Association Workers’ Compensation Forum, 2015
  • Author, "Keys to Success in Treating Injured Workers: The Patient's View", Atlanta Medicine-Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta, 2016
  • 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, "Employers' Duties and Problems", ICLE, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2002
  • Speaker, "Workers' Compensation Law From All Angles", ICLE, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2002
  • Speaker, ICLE, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2002
  • 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, "Effective Direct and Cross Examination of Medical Professionals", Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2002
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1998
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1997
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1995
  • Speaker and Author of Article, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1994
  • Co-Chairperson, Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1992
  • Speaker, "Claimants' Attorneys - Why I Get the Call", Georgia Self-Insurers Association, Inc., 2001
  • Speaker and Author, Drug and Alcohol Cases/Willful Misconduct, State Board of Workers' Compensation Seminars, 1997
  • Speaker and Author, Hearing Preparation: Preparing Your Client to Win, State Board of Workers' Compensation Seminars, 1995
  • Speaker, "Controversial Medical Treatment and Testing - From Spinal Cord Stimulators to Ketamine Comas" ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2014
  • 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, From Hello to Hearing: A Step by Step Process for the New Practitioner, Claims Impact Service, 2013
  • Speaker and Co-author, Professionalism: A Primer on Practicing Before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2014
  • Speaker, Workers’ Compensation from All Angles, 2002
  • 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
  • Speaker and Author, Georgia Workers' Compensation Practice: Dealing with the Psychic Injury Case, Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1998

Verdicts/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
  • Juris Doctor - Emory University School of Law, 1981
Office Location for Susan J. Sadow

400 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 770-615-7338

Fax: 770-984-0980

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Last Updated: 12/28/2018

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