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Jeffery Randolph Saxby

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Jeffery Randolph Saxby



Jeffery Saxby is a Partner in the Atlanta office. Jeffery has 20 years’ court staff and law firm experience, primarily in the areas of medical malpractice/negligence, general liability, and complex business litigation and labor and employment litigation. He has advised and represented a wide variety of large and small corporations throughout the United States with our National Trial Counsel, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up businesses. Jeffery has litigated a broad range of disputes in local, state and federal courts and before arbitration panels, including:

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• Medical malpractice/negligence claims
• Contract disputes
• Employment discrimination claims
• Professional Liability
• Financial institution fraud, breach of duty and negligence claims
• Financial institution loan participation disputes
• Insurance brokerage and coverage disputes
• Unfair competition claims
• Lender liability claims
• Covenants not to compete
• Declaratory judgment and injunction actions
• Construction and design litigation
• General corporate and RICO litigation
• Debt collection and fair credit disputes
• Commercial landlord-tenant disputes
• Sports & Entertainment litigation

Jeffery has briefed and argued a number of leading cases in his practice areas and previous to HBS, he was a Member of Epstein Becker &Green P.C., and Staff Attorney to the Honorable Brenda H. Cole of the State Court of Fulton County.

Jeffery received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Morehouse College in 1995 with a concentration in corporate finance and a minor in economics. Jeffery attended the College of Law of Georgia State University, receiving his Juris Doctorate in 1998. He completed a Judicial Clerkship with the State Court of Fulton County from 1998 to 2000.


Aging Services

Jeffery represents Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, Personal Care Homes, Mobile Radiology Providers, Home Health Agencies, Rehabilitation Providers, and Provider Agencies in the defense of wrongful death and elder abuse claims. Because Federal and State Government involvement in regulation of aging services is significantly more aggressive than in any other segment of the health care delivery system, the aging services industry has come to be called in government lingo what is known as a “closely regulated business.” Jeffery understands the liability implications created by this heightened regulatory environment and his knowledge and familiarity with both the business and personal side of the long term care industry makes him an invaluable asset.

Representative Experience:

  • Defended assisted living and personal care homes in matters focused on behavioral health and memory care
  • Defended numerous nursing homes and personal care homes in matters involving pressure injuries, claims of insufficient record keep, and lack of care resulting in injury and death
  • Defended numerous nursing home, personal care homes, and provider agencies in matters involving falls, lack of safety precautions, and assignment to inappropriate level of care
General Liability

Due to his extensive litigation experience, Jeffery has continually represented insurance companies and their insureds in a myriad of matters ranging from general negligence, premise liability, and product liability claims. Jeffery’s ability to litigate any and all types of matters makes him an invaluable tool when it comes to clients’ ever evolving legal needs.

Labor & Employment

Beginning his career as a part of a labor and employment and healthcare firm, Jeffery has litigated labor and employment cases for over 15 years. He has successfully represented clients in the resolution and defense of all forms of employment litigation claims, including claims based on age, gender, race, and disabilities.

Medical Malpractice

Beginning his career as a part of a healthcare firm, Jeffery has over 20-years’ experience in representing physicians in patient care licensing complaints and representing hospitals, physicians, and nurses in the defense of medical negligence claims. Jeffery believes that “you must learn the medicine” of each individual case as nuance prevails and a cookie cutter approach always fails.


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Superior/State Courts
  • J.D., Georgia State University, 1998
  • B.A., Morehouse College, 1995


  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Gate City Bar Association
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Inroads/Atlanta Alumni Association
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Morehouse College Alumni Association


  • Appointed as a City of Atlanta Procurement Appeals Hearing Officer


  • Landlord Liability for Tenant Social Guests—Big News in Georgia Premises Liability Law—particularly for defense practitioners
    HBS Southeastern Real Estate & Landlord-Tenant Blog, March 2021 (Read full article)

In the Press

Healthcare Risk Management: Jefferey Randolph Saxby on Common Health Care Provider Mistakes That Lead to Lawsuits

In an article published by Healthcare Risk Management on May, 1, 2021, Partner Jeffery Randolph Saxby is quoted discussing common mistakes health care providers make that lead to patient lawsuits, and how to avoid such pitfalls. While a primary impetus behind a patient’s decision to sue is often how the patient feels after interacting with
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Landlord Liability for Tenant Social Guests—Big News in Georgia Premises Liability Law—particularly for defense practitioners

Written by: Jeffery Randolph Saxby, Esq. On March 15, 2021, the Georgia Supreme Court issued a split decision (6-3) which upheld the giving of a licensee status jury charge (owed a lesser duty to avoid causing willful or wanton injury) with respect to an individual who was argued to be either a social guest of
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Hall Booth Smith welcomes Jeffery R. Saxby

Hall Booth Smith is pleased to announce that Mr. Jeffery R. Saxby has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Atlanta office. Mr. Saxby has more than 15 years of legal experience focusing in areas of complex business litigation, banking and financial service litigation and labor and employment litigation. He has advised and worked
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