Jeff Sand has extensive experience in employment and consumer rights law, which has made him an in-demand attorney around the country. He has represented clients in class action and single plaintiff lawsuits in numerous states, including Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia.
Jeff's employment law experience includes litigating and counseling clients in matters involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour disputes. He also represents clients in contract negotiations, including severance agreements and non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
Jeff's consumer rights law practice focuses on litigation in state and federal court with an emphasis on credit reporting and employment background screening under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.
Moot Court Board Member
Associate Justice for First Amendment Moot Court Competition
Santa Clara University, B.A. in Philosophy
magna cum laude
Paul Hastings LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:
Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2017
Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2016
Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2015
Georgia Trend Magazine, Legal Elite 2015
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, W. Fred Orr. II Memorial Scholarship
RECENT PRESENTATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Author, "Employment Law: An Overview of Discrimination, Harassment, and Wage and Hour Claims," Atlanta Bar Association
Author, "Employment Litigation: Summary Judgment Motion Strategies," Strafford Publications, Inc.
Author, "The Fair Credit Reporting Act: Employers Beware!," The Verdict, Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Author, "Employment Law: Identifying Discrimination and the Mechanics of a Disability Discrimination Claim," Atlanta Bar Association
Author, "Employment Law: From Sexual Harassment in Your Workplace to Strippers Owed Minimum Wage in Their Workplace," Atlanta Bar Association
Author, "Employment Background Reports - Your Rights Under the FCRA," AVVO Legal Guides
Author, "Background Reports and the FCRA," Exoffenders.net
Speaker, "FCRA Case Valuation," National Association of Consumer Advocates 2017 Fair Credit Reporting Act Conference
Speaker, "Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins: Ten Months Later, Where Do We Stand?," Privacy & Technology Law Section of the Georgia Bar
Speaker, "Employment Litigation: Summary Judgment Motion Strategies," Strafford Publications Webinar
Speaker, "Employment Law: Reading Contracts & Recognizing Cases of Discrimination," Atlanta Bar Association
Speaker, "Employment Law: How to Hire and How to Fire Without Breaking the Law," Atlanta Bar Association
Speaker, "Specialize to Succeed: Employment Law," Atlanta Bar Association CLE
Speaker, "Finding Employment with a Criminal History: Do Applicants Have Any Rights?," Georgia Justice Project
Speaker, "Employing the Unemployable: Employment Rights for Individuals with Criminal Records Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Georgia Law," Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Spring Seminar