Jeffrey S. Connell
Senior Associate

1100 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2800, Atlanta, GA USA 30309


Jeff Connell focuses his practice on cybersecurity, data privacy, information technology, business outsourcing agreements, systems integration, software as a service (SaaS) transactions, technology licensing, and other technology and commercial transactions.

Prior to joining the firm, Jeff was an associate in the Atlanta, Georgia office of an international law firm where he advised clients on technology, data security, and technology procurement issues. Earlier, Jeff was an associate in the Atlanta, Georgia office of an international law firm where he represented clients on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as cybersecurity, data privacy issues, and various information security laws.

Jeff has maintained an active pro bono practice and provided business legal services through the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta. He has been named a Pro Bono All-Star by the Georgia Bar Journal.

Jeff was recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" in 2023 for Corporate Law and again in 2024 for Corporate Law and Technology Law by The Best Lawyers in America®. He was recommended by Legal 500 US in 2023 in the area of Outsourcing.


The University of Chicago Law School J.D. (2016)

Tulane University B.A. (2011) English, Minor in Business, summa cum laude


Georgia (2016)

Professional & Community Activities

State Bar of Georgia, Member

Atlanta Bar Association, Member

Phi Beta Kappa, Member

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