Sam Morgan

Sam Morgan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Farmington Hills, MI

Gasiorek, Morgan, Greco, McCauley & Kotzian, PC
 | 30500 Northwestern Hwy, Suite 425
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: 248-865-0001
Fax: 248-865-0002
Email: Sam Morgan
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Sam Morgan is a trial lawyer with a focus on employment rights and business disputes.  Mr. Morgan's practice is mostly litigation, but he also advises and counsels individual employee and employer clients in both the private and public sectors.  Mr. Morgan's expertise covers the spectrum of employment-related rights and claims under state and federal law, including those that are litigated in the court system, or governmental agencies, or in an arbitration forum.  They include breach of employment contract and wrongful discharge claims, illegal discrimination (age, sex, race, religious beliefs, disability, etc.), sexual and racial harassment, disability accommodations and Family Medical Leave Act violations, "whistleblower" and other unlawful retaliatory discharge claims, Constitution-based claims under the 1st Amendment or Due Process clauses (for public sector employees), non-payment of wages, sales commission and overtime pay, the enforcement of restrictive covenants such as non-competition agreements, and disputes over the misappropriation, use and/or disclosure of proprietary information and/or trade secrets.  The business lawsuits include shareholder oppression claims, breach of commercial contracts, a variety of business torts, and unlawful race discrimination against minority-owned business enterprises.  On the advice and counsel side, Mr. Morgan counsels and advises business owners and human resources managers on workforce management issues, the development of personnel policies and procedures, discipline and termination decisions, and investigations of sexual harassment complaints and suspected employee misconduct.  He also assists both employee and employer clients with drafting employment contracts, executive compensation agreements, and the negotiation of severance pay and separation agreements.  Because he represents both employee and employer clients, Mr. Morgan is frequently selected or appointed to serve as a neutral mediator, to assist litigating parties with settlement negotiations. 

Mr. Morgan is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; he is "AV-Preeminent" rated by Martindale-Hubbell; he has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, DBusiness "Top Lawyers", and Crain's Detroit Business' "Top Lawyers" since 2006  Mr. Morgan's practice is primarily in Michigan, but he has handled cases in Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York, Nevada, Florida, Connecticut and Arkansas.  Education:  University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, B.A., 1981: Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1984. Admissions: State Bar  of Michigan, 1984; US District Court, E.Dist. Michigan, 1984; US District Court, W. Dist. Michigan, 1996; US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985.  Associations:  National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Associaiton, Macomb County Bar Association, Novi Chamber of Commerce (past-Chairman) and Greater Farmington/Farmington Hills Chamber of Commerce.

Gasiorek, Morgan, Greco, McCauley & Kotzian, P.C. has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Law Firms in America" in Labor & Employment Law and Litigation, Municipal Law and Personal Injury Litigation, has offices in Farmington Hills, Sterling Heights, and Lincoln Park.

About Sam Morgan

Admitted: 1984, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.gmgmklaw.com/sam-morgan

Honors/Awards:

  • Inducted as Fellow in November 2013., Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Michigan Employment Lawyers Associaiton
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • Macomb County Bar Associaiton
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, Labor & Employment Law Section Council, State Bar of Michigan (2012 to present) 
  • Novi Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2010 - present), Executive Committee (2011 - present), Chairman of Board of Directors (2014 - present)

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.A. English, 1981

Industry Groups

  • All Industries
Office Location for Sam Morgan

30500 Northwestern Hwy
Suite 425
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

 

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Last Updated: 6/25/2018

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