A Different Kind of Lawyer
Sam has been a practicing attorney since 2008. His firm handles civil litigation. Sam primarily focuses on catastrophic injury cases, trucking cases, class actions and civil rights. Sam is a prolific trial attorney and goes to trial more than nearly any other plaintiff’s attorney in the state. Amongst his accomplishments are the state’s first insurance bad faith class action settlement, the largest civil rights settlement in the state, a recent 1.2 million dollar verdict for a wrongful police pursuit, negotiating police reform with the city of Louisville and compelling policy changes within police departments, trucking companies and insurance companies. Sam routinely presents what he’s learned to trial lawyer organizations and law students across the country.
Sam is the proud father of two sons, one in college and one in elementary school. He owns several thoroughbred race horses, who he typically names after his best friends and family members. Sam takes tremendous pride in more than 75 percent of his employees owning their own homes. He attributes all of his professional accomplishments to his wife, Janelle, and his amazing team in the office. Without them, he’d be nothing.
Verdicts & Settlements
Sam’s firm has obtained over $100,000,000.00 in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
- $ 6.1 Million – Wrongful Death Case
- $ 5.2 Million – Car Accident
- $ 3.0 Million – Truck Accident
- $ 2.5 Million – Truck Accident
- $ 2.0 Million – Truck Accident
- $ 1.25 Million – Civil Rights
- $ 1.6 Million – Car Accident
Accomplishments & Recognition
Sam has been honored to obtain several accomplishments including, best-selling author status for his book, “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 of the Best Personal Injury Lawyers in the United States”. He was also named a Top 100 Trial Lawyers and Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers, a Super Lawyers Rising Star, and being selected to serve on the Brandeis School of Law Alumni Council. Sam is also a member of the The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Group.
Honors & Awards
- The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40
- The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- Rue Ratings, Best Attorneys of America
- Martindale-Hubbell, BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated