Samuel Morris

Samuel Morris

Attorney
Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
Phone:
901-236-0578
888-508-7939 (Toll Free)
Fax:
901-528-0246
Email:

SAMUEL MORRIS received his B.A. in physics from Lawrence University in 1976, and graduated from Cornell Law School in 1979, where he also attended the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He obtained his Indiana law license in 1981 and his Tennessee license in 1986. Sam was an organizer for the Indiana State Employees' Association from 1979-1981, and was staff counsel for Teamsters Local 215 in Evansville, Indiana, from 1981-1986. Sam is admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Indiana and Western District of Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. His practice focuses on representing unions in core labor law issues.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor
  • Workers Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1981
  • Tennessee, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Honors: New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Major: Physics

Representative Clients

  • Teamsters Local 215, 236, 667, 891
  • Joint Council of Teamsters 87
  • UAW International Union
  • BCTGM Locals

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Employees Association, Organizer, 1979 - 1981

Past Employment Positions

  • Teamsters Local 215, Evansville, Indiana, Staff Counsel, 1981 - 1986