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Sam Matchett specializes in employment law counseling and litigation in federal and state courts, and before governmental agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Wage & Hour (DOL), Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and arbitration tribunals. A partner in our Labor and Employment practice and chair of our Diversity Committee, Sam represents employers in a variety of civil rights, discrimination and other employment matters. Sam also chairs our Diversity Committee.

With more than 30 years of experience in employment relationship matters, Sam defends employers in litigation involving the Civil Rights Acts of 1866 and 1964 (Title VII), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and employment-related state law claims. He also advises clients on avoiding employee-related problems, and presents seminars concerning all aspects of employment law.

Sam is listed as a leading Labor and Employment lawyer in The Best Lawyers in America for 2012, and was named a 2015 Georgia "Super Lawyer." He has been selected by Chambers USA for labor and employment law, and named to Georgia Trend magazine’s “Legal Elite”—a list of Georgia attorneys chosen by their peers as the leading lawyers in their practice areas. Chambers USA also noted a client describing "Sam Matchett [as] a fearless litigator with exceptional advocacy skills."

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Credentials

B.A., Morehouse College, magna cum laude

J.D., University of Georgia

Georgia

Georgia State Bar

Appeals Court of Georgia

Leading Labor and Employment Lawyer


The Best Lawyers in America, 2012

Labor and Employment Law


Chambers USA

Legal Elite


Georgia Trend magazine

"A fearless litigator with exceptional advocacy skills."


Chambers USA

Credentials

B.A., Morehouse College, magna cum laude

J.D., University of Georgia

Georgia

Georgia State Bar

Appeals Court of Georgia

Leading Labor and Employment Lawyer


The Best Lawyers in America, 2012

Labor and Employment Law


Chambers USA

Legal Elite


Georgia Trend magazine

"A fearless litigator with exceptional advocacy skills."


Chambers USA