Lasky Cooper Law Savannah Accident Attorney

120 W Liberty St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 232-6423

5767 Highway 21 South
Rincon, GA 31326
(912) 826-2882

 


Jeffrey W. Lasky

Attorney Jeff Lasky
jlasky@laskycooperlaw.com


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Lasky Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
Jeffrey W. Lasky is the managing partner and lead litigator for Lasky Cooper Law. Since graduating law school in 1981, Mr. Lasky has focused his professional efforts almost exclusively on personal injury litigation. Throughout his career, Mr. Lasky has only represented individuals and their families who have been injured or killed as a result of the negligence of others. He has focused his practice on representing victims of catastrophic injuries, medical malpractice, trucking/automobile negligence, nursing home negligence, sexual abuse of minors and product liability. Mr. Lasky utilizes state of the art technology in all of his trials and mediation presentations. Mr. Lasky has an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available for competency and ethics. Every year since 2006, Mr. Lasky has been listed as one of the top 5% of the lawyers in the State of Georgia in the Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Lasky has also received recognition and awards from The National Trial Lawyers Association, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, The American Society of Legal Advocates, and The National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He obtained his first million dollar jury verdict in 1985 and since that date has obtained numerous multi-million dollar jury verdicts, arbitration awards, and settlements. Mr. Lasky has been married for 36 years to his college sweetheart, Stacy. He has 2 sons Darryl & Stephen. Darryl finished law school and joined the firm in 2016. Besides practicing law, Mr. Lasky's passions are his family, charitable fundraising and being an active community volunteer.

Current Employment Positions:
  • Owner/Litigation Management Partner
Areas of Practice:
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Trucking/Automobile Wrecks
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Sexual Abuse of Minors
  • Complex Civil Litigation
Bar Admissions:
  • Georgia, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1981
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia, 1981
Education:
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA J.D., 1981
  • University of Georgia, Athens, GA, B.A. 1978
  • Honors- Cum Laude
  • Major: Marketing
Representative Cases:
  • Menendez v. Jewett, 196 Ga.App. 565 (Ga. App. 1990)
  • Newman v. U.S., 938 F.2d 1258 (11th Cir. 1991)
  • Childs v. U.S., 923 F.Supp. 1570 (S. D. Ga. 1996)
  • Collipp v. Newman, 217 Ga.App. 674 (Ga. App. 1995)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
  • Instructor-Trial Skills Seminar, ICLE
  • Demonstrative Evidence-Providing the Midas Touch, ICLE
  • How to Prevent Medical Malpractice - A Plaintiff's Perspective, Physicians Assistants Program South College
  • How to Prevent Medical Malpractice - A Plaintiff's Perspective, Pediatric Residency Program - MMC
  • Demonstrative Evidence, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Importance of Opening Statement - The Plaintiff's Great Advantage, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Presentation Of Damages Evidence, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Punitive Damages - Voir Dire, State Bar of Georgia
  • Litigation Management, SELA
  • Thoughts On Closing Argument, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Proving Damages In A Trucking Case, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Malicious Prosecution And False Arrest, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Honors and Awards:
  • Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2010 - 2015
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc., "Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Georgia" , 2015
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates, "Top 100 Litigation lawyers in the State of Georgia", 2015
  • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Savannah Jewish Federation, Young Leadership Award, 2000
Professional Associations and Memberships:
  • American Association for Justice, 1981 - Present
  • Savannah Bar Association, 1981 - Present
  • Savannah Bar Association - Executive Committee, 1997 - 1999
  • Georgia Bar Association, 1981 - Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 - Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Regional Vice-President, 2001 - 2003
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 - Present
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Association, President 1994 - 1995
  • President, Jewish Educational Alliance, 1997 - 1998
  • President, Savannah Jewish Federation, 2011 - 2013
  • Chairman, Savannah Jewish Federation Endowment, 2013 - Present
  • Evaluation Panel Member, United Way of the Coastal Empire, 1998 - 2003
  • Member Board of Directors of St. Andrew's Preparatory School, 2001 - 2005
  • President, Royce Learning Center, 2005-2007
  • Member Board of Directors of Royce Learning Center, 1999 - 2009
  • National Board of Directors for the American Board of Trial Advocates 1991 - 1992
Fraternities/Sororities:
  • Tau Epsilon Phi
Birth Information:
  • November 18, 1956, Savannah, Georgia


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