Lindsay Sain Jones
Legal Studies Program

Assistant Professor

A419 Moore-Rooker Hall
415 S. Hull St.
Athens, GA, 30602
Phone Numbers
Work(706) 542-3235
Email Address


Lindsay Sain Jones is an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at the Terry College of Business. Her research focuses on financial regulation, ethics and technology.  Prior to joining the faculty, Jones practiced law in a transactional practice at Jones Day, where she primarily represented large financial institutions.  Jones also has four years of industry experience as a financial analyst.


JD, University of Georgia, 2014

BBA, Georgia State University, 2007

Prior Professional Positions

Jones Day, Associate Attorney, 2014-2020

TriMont, Senior Associate, 2007-2011


Teaching Academy Fellow, University of Georgia, 2021-2022

Areas of Expertise

Financial Regulation, Ethics and Technology

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Who’s Keeping Score?: Oversight of Consumer Credit Infrastructure (with Janine Hiller), 59 American Business Law Journal (forthcoming).

Aligning National Bank Priorities with the Public Interest: National Benefit Banks and a New Stakeholder Approach, 58 American Business Law Journal 5 (2021).

Putting the Wild Back in Wilderness: An Argument for a More Natural Approach to Wildlife Management in Wilderness, 6 George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law 21 (2015).

The Problem with the Bureau of Land Management’s Delegation of Wildlife Management in Wilderness, 47 Georgia Law Review 1281 (2013).

Working Papers

Beyond the Hype: A Practical Approach to CryptoReg (submission phase)

Unfulfilled Promises of the FinTech Revolution (with Goldburn Maynard) (early drafting phase)


Editorial Appointments

Ad hoc Reviewer, American Business Law Journal, 2019 - present