Samuel E. Endicott

Partner

Columbus
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Overview

Sam Endicott is a go-to litigator and employment law specialist. He has successfully litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the country. His significant experience encompasses representing employers in complex litigation, including multi-plaintiff discrimination cases, non-competition and misappropriation of trade secrets matters, and wage and hour actions.

Additionally, Sam provides advice and counsel to employers on all areas of employment law, including personnel policies, wage and hour compliance, classification of exempt status, employee discipline, internal investigations and litigation avoidance strategies.

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  • Obtained injunctive relief and monetary damages for employers enforcing their non-competition and non-solicitation agreements against former employees.
  • Defended multiple employers against FLSA collective actions alleging unpaid overtime, donning and doffing claims, misclassification of exempt status, rounding violations and other claims.
  • Prevailed on dispositive motions ending cases brought by former employees for harassment, retaliation, discrimination, defamation and wrongful termination claims.
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Experience

  • Obtained injunctive relief and monetary damages for employers enforcing their non-competition and non-solicitation agreements against former employees.
  • Defended multiple employers against FLSA collective actions alleging unpaid overtime, donning and doffing claims, misclassification of exempt status, rounding violations and other claims.
  • Prevailed on dispositive motions ending cases brought by former employees for harassment, retaliation, discrimination, defamation and wrongful termination claims.
  • Conducted comprehensive audits of employment policies and procedures for employers, including wage and hour audits to assess and reduce legal risk and enhance internal employment practices.
  • Provided labor and employment due diligence reviews on numerous mergers and acquisitions.
  • Conducted internal investigations into employee misconduct, including self-dealing, breaches of fiduciary duties and potential theft of company funds.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association

Community

  • Vanderbilt Alumni Association

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • California
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2009; Authorities Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2006, high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa