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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Samuel M. Brock

Samuel M. Brock

Counsel

Expertise

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Deliberate Intent Litigation
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental

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Employment and Labor Group
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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
West Virginia, U.S.A.

Profile
Mr. Brock's primary areas of practice are labor and employment law and litigation services in the areas of employee benefits, environmental, energy, and general business and commercial law matters.

Bar Admissions

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar; Virginia State Bar; Pennsylvania State Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and Western District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • West Virginia University, B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, 1978
  • The College of William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 1981
Areas of Practice

Appellate Litigation | Deliberate Intent Litigation | Energy Law | Environmental | Environmental Law | ERISA & Managed Care | Labor & Employment Law | Litigation | OSHA & MSHA | Shale Gas Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Litigating, advising and counseling under Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, Executive Order 11246 and other federal and state discrimination laws
  • Litigating, advising and counseling under the NLRA, including union avoidance, collective bargaining and labor arbitration
  • Litigating and counseling regarding covenants not to compete, trade secrets and employee fiduciary duties
  • Litigating and counseling under the FLSA and other wage and hour laws and regulations
  • Litigating and counseling under ERISA, including benefits claims and fiduciary duties
  • Litigating, advising and counseling related to OSHA and other safety and health requirements
  • Litigating in the areas of environmental and energy law and general business and commercial law
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    Seminars

  • Midwinter Meetings of ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Committee on Employee Rights and Responsibilities: Various presentations and papers on covenants not to compete, trade secrets, employee fiduciary duties and litigation of employment disputes
  • Articles

    Publications & Presentations

    • Chapter Editor, Trial Techniques for the Labor and Employment Law Practitioner, Bloomberg/BNA, 2019
    • Author and Editor: Trade Secrets: A State-by-State Survey (BNA Books)
    • Author and Editor: Employee Duty of Loyalty: A State-by-State Survey (BNA Books)
    • Author and Editor: Covenants Not To Compete: A State-by-State Survey (BNA Books)
    • Author and Editor: Tortious Interference with Covenants Not to Compete: A State-by-State Survey (BNA Books)
    • Midwinter Meetings of ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Committee on Employee Rights and Responsibilities: Various presentations and papers on covenants not to compete, trade secrets, employee fiduciary duties and litigation of employment disputes


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