As an Associate in the firm’s Lexington office, Sam is focused on Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits. Sam stays current with ever-changing federal, state and local laws, enabling him to assist business and organizations with a variety of workplace matters. From litigating employment and labor disputes to representing employers at administrative proceedings, Sam provides clients with needed resources and effective advocacy that help clients protect their businesses.
Before joining SKO, Sam was a summer associate with SKO where he conducted research, drafted motions and pleadings, and assisted with preparation of an oral argument before the Kentucky Supreme Court. While in law school he was founder and president of the Sports Law Society, providing students with opportunities to gain industry insight from agents, attorneys and managers.
Sam has broad knowledge of issues employers face under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Kentucky Civil Rights Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. “The areas of labor, employment and employee benefits are rapidly shifting and constantly evolving. It is imperative for employers to stay up-to-date with changing regulations to ensure that their practices and policies are in full compliance.”