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Lindsay Sain Jones

Assistant Professor

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, University of Georgia, 2014
  • BBA, Georgia State University, 2007
Prior professional positions:
  • Associate Attorney, Jones Day, 2014-2020
  • Senior Associate, TriMont, 2007-2011
Awards, Honors and Recognitions:
  • 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
  • Diversity Inclusion Advisory Board, Terry College of Business, 2021-present
Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Financial Regulation, Ethics, and Technology
Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

Investor Driven Climate Accountability (with Kimberly Houser), 57 UC Davis Law Review (forthcoming 2024)

Unfulfilled Promises of the FinTech Revolution (with Goldburn Maynard), 111 California Law Review (forthcoming 2023).

On the Systemic Importance of Digital Platforms (with Tim Samples), 25 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 141 (2023).

Who’s Keeping Score?: Oversight of Consumer Credit Infrastructure (with Janine Hiller), 59 American Business Law Journal 61 (2022).

Beyond the Hype: A Practical Approach to CryptoReg, 25 Virginia Journal of Law & Technology 175 (2022).

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

Rebooting the Community Reinvestment Act (with Goldburn Maynard) (drafting phase)

Finance, Technology, and the Fall of Antitrust's Consumer Welfare Standard (with Gregory Day) (drafting phase)

Reviving FinTech Charters (research phase)

Editorial appointments:

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

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Legal Studies in Business, 2021-current

Articles Featuring Lindsay Sain Jones