Jeff Leasendale has significant experience handling general liability and insurance defense matters, both as inside and outside counsel.  He handles all stages of litigation in state and federal courts, as well as for trials and appeals, including subrogation, subpoena responses, Medicare compliance and pre-suit claims resolution and full oversight of litigation.  He also has experience handling general business representation.

Jeff has received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell for his high ethical standards and professionalism.  Prior to joining Drew Eckl & Farnham, Jeffrey served in-house as lead counsel for an insurance company in Atlanta.


University of Georgia, J.D., 1982

Emory University, B.B.A., 1979

Court Admissions

All Georgia state courts

Federal courts - USDC for the Northern and Middle  Districts of Georgia

11th Circuit Court of Appeals

Georgia Court of Appeals

Georgia Supreme Court

All Tennessee state courts


State Bar of Georgia

Tennessee Bar Association

Practice Areas