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His practice is concentrated in Insurance Coverage, Construction Defects, and Personal Injury, and he’s handled litigation cases for mid-cap businesses and regional property and casualty insurers throughout Ohio. Sam has also instituted and defended Declaratory Judgment actions in virtually every state court in the Buckeye State, as well as federal courts including the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
When not immersed in litigation, Sam also provides advisory opinions to clients on insurance coverage issues and also handles first-party claims including fraud investigations and examinations under oath.
Sam’s representative experience includes:
•Dozens of civil trials, arbitrations and mediations
•Appellate advocacy at state and federal courts
•Frequent insurance coverage and declaratory relief actions
•Lecturer on a variety of civil litigation topics for insurers, builder and risk managers
articles & presentations
•Articles Editor, The Ohio State University College of Law. Author: “In Whose Best Interest? Exploring the Continuing Viability of the Parental Immunity Doctrine,” 53 Ohio State Law Journal 1111.
•Named to Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers List-Insurance Law, 2016, 2018
•1996 International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
•AV - Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Professional & Community Activities
•Ohio State Bar Association
•Columbus Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
•International Association of Defense Counsel
•Defense Research Institute
•St. Mary Development Committee, Past Chairman
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