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Samuel Morris

  • Attorney


Memphis, TN





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 Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Unemployment Benefits

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


  • 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 to 1981

Past Employment Positions

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