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Jennifer Dempsey's practice includes representing clients in commercial tort actions, commercial contract disputes, insurance and surety litigation, financial institution litigation and class action defense in the courts and arbitration settings. Ms. Dempsey has extensive experience representing corporate clients, financial institutions and individuals in complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Dempsey has experience appearing before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. 

Ms. Dempsey is active in the community, and has previously served on the Board of Directors of CHRIS Kids, a non-profit association devoted to improving the community by providing children, adults, and families with high-quality, trauma-informed behavioral health services and support systems, and Everybody Wins Atlanta.

Ms. Dempsey frequently speaks on legal issues such as evidence , and social media and the law.

Ms. Dempsey has participated as counsel in a number of high profile pro bono matters before the Georgia and federal courts. These matters have included voting rights matters with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and matters with Lambda Legal.

Ms. Dempsey co-chairs the Firm's womens affinity group.

 

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Benchmark Litigation, Litigation Future Star, 2014 and 2017
    • Robert F. Mullen Pro Bono Award, 2016
    • CHRIS Kids - Board of Directors, 2014-2016
    • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2012-2016
    • Atlanta Legal Aid Society, 2014-2015
    • Georgia Rising Star, 2006-2011
    • Everybody Wins! - Board of Directors, 2006-2012
    • Atlanta Women's Foundation Destiny Fund Class – Member, 2007-2008
    • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2012-2016
    • Atlanta Legal Aid Society, 2014-2015
    • Georgia Rising Star, 2006-2011
    • Everybody Wins! - Board of Directors, 2006-2012
    • Atlanta Women's Foundation Destiny Fund Class – Member, 2007-2008
    • Everybody Wins! - Board of Directors, 2006-2012
    • Atlanta Women's Foundation Destiny Fund Class – Member, 2007-2008
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Professional Affiliations

    • Atlanta Bar Association
    • State Bar of Georgia – General Litigation Section
    • State Bar of Georgia – General Litigation Section
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Publications

  • "Lessons Learned in Recent Participation Agreement Litigation," The Banking Law Journal, co-authored with Bill Custer, November/December 2014
  • "A Re-Evaluation of Arbitration in Light of Class Actions and Appeal Rights -- Is it Still Worth It?" Georgia Bar Journal, August 2005

Speaking Engagements

  • "Multistate Practice and the Attorney Client Privilege," In-House Legal Department, June 2017
  • Speaker, "Georgia Evidence Code," 2016 Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Georgia, June 2016
  • "Unlicensed Practice of Law," Client Seminar
  • "Social Media Evidence," on numerous occasions