Samuel N. Lillard: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Samuel N. Lillard

Of Counsel
Columbus,  OH  U.S.A.
Phone(614) 453-7612

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Housing Discrimination
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Retaliation and Wrongful Termination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants
University University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, B.A., 1985
Law SchoolUniversity of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio, J.D., 1988
Admitted1988, Ohio; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio; Supreme Court of Ohio

Samuel Lillard is Of Counsel in the Columbus office.

His practice focuses on general employment litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Samuel is an seasoned litigator with over twenty years experience in representing employers in all Ohio and federal courts, as well as a number of regulatory agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Office of Unemployment Compensation.

He also advises both private and public sector employers on various employment and personnel matters, including issues that arise under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, drug testing policies, workplace safety, sexual harassment, employee discipline, wage-hour matters, protecting trade secrets and confidential corporate materials, and the drafting and enforcement of non-compete/nondisclosure agreements.

Samuel is also an allied member of the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association, and a frequent lecturer to the hospitality industry on various employment topics, including public accommodations under the ADA.

Samuel been included in Ohio Super Lawyers every year since 2009.


Quotes and Soundbites

How To Battle Workplace Bullies
May 11, 2015

Law in the Digital Age
March 2, 2015


NLRB Sends Message: Employers Must Provide Employees with Access to Company Email Systems to Grouse with Others After Hours
February 26, 2015

Fisher & Phillips LLP Breakfast Briefing - The EEOC's Evolving Enforcement Agenda
November 18, 2014

ACC - Central Ohio Chapter - Privacy and Electronic Discovery in the Digital Workplace
October 14, 2014


Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist
Labor and Employment Law Section Council, Ohio State Bar Association
Former Assistant Prosecutor for Warren County, Ohio
Former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio, Federal Litigation and Employment Law
Ohio Super Lawyers, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Columbus Fencing & Fitness LLC, President
Dublin Middle School Fencing Club, Coach


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Samuel N. Lillard

250 West Street
ColumbusOH 43215


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