Lindsay Sain Jones

  • Assistant Professor, Legal Studies Program


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. Professor Jones’s scholarship has been accepted in a variety of academic journals, including the California Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, and the American Business Law Journal. Prior to joining the faculty, she practiced law in a transactional practice at Jones Day, where she primarily represented large financial institutions. Professor Jones also has four years of industry experience as a financial analyst.

Professor Jones is a recipient of the Hoeber Memorial Award, an award bestowed by the American Business Law Journal in recognition of excellence in research. She is currently a Lilly Teaching Fellow and has completed the Teaching Academy Fellowship Program.


  • JD, Law, University of Georgia, 2014
  • BBA, Business, Georgia State University, 2007

Research Interests

  • Financial Regulation, Ethics, and Technology


Working Papers

  • Rebooting the Community Reinvestment Act (with Goldburn Maynard) (drafting phase)
  • Finance, Technology, and the Rebirth of Antitrust (with Gregory Day) (drafting phase)
  • Reviving FinTech Charters (research phase)

Journal Articles

Editorial Appointments

  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Business Law Journal, 2019–present
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Legal Studies in Business, 2021–present

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

  • Holmes-Cardozo Award for Best Submitted Conference Paper, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2023
  • Best Environmental Paper Award, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2023
  • Terry College of Business Outstanding Teacher, University of Georgia, 2023
  • Lilly Teaching Fellow, University of Georgia, 2022-2024
  • Teaching Academy Fellow, University of Georgia, 2021-2022
  • Hoeber Memorial Award for Excellence in Research, American Business Law Journal, 2021


  • Co-Chair, Technology Section, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2023-present
  • Diversity Inclusion Advisory Board, Terry College of Business, 2021-present

Prior Professional Positions

  • Associate Attorney, Jones Day, 2014-2020
  • Senior Associate, TriMont, 2007-2011

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