Samuel D. Almon represents businesses of all sizes in complex civil litigation in state and federal court. He has significant experience in commercial disputes, financial services litigation, securities actions, and appellate practice.
Mr. Almon has represented companies in a wide array of industries in high-stakes contract and business tort cases. He has recently litigated actions involving trade secrets claims, restrictive covenants, state mortgage regulations, and novel commercial insurance coverage claims. Mr. Almon has also represented commercial and investment banks in actions involving swap agreements and other financial products, has defended publicly held corporations in shareholder securities fraud actions, and has defended registered representatives and broker-dealers in FINRA (formerly NASD) arbitrations.
In his appellate practice, Mr. Almon has represented appellants and appellees in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits, as well as numerous state supreme courts and intermediate appellate courts.
Speeches and Presentations
"Non-Compete Agreements: Current Issues From a Litigation Perspective," Schiff Hardin LLP Corporate and Securities Group Meeting (July 25, 2011)