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
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