Samuel John Cordes

Samuel John Cordes

Employment / Labor Attorney

Pittsburgh, PA





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Client Reviews

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A Great Employment Law Attorney ~ very highly skilled in litigation, discovery, negotiation, and settlement.

Posted by: a Employment client 7 days ago.

Sam is a thoroughly knowledgeable, diligent attorney who represented me superbly well as plaintiff in a civil action against my former employer . . ....

Highly Reccomend Attorney Cordes

Posted by: John about 1 year ago.

I contacted Attorney Cordes to represent me in a "Failure to Hire" discrimination case against a major retailer. I was told by others I definitely...
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Daniel Seth Williams
Daniel Williams

Pacific Grove, CA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Cordes in an excellent labor attorney. In one of the most difficult and ever changing areas of law, with new...
Christine Teresa Elzer
Christine Elzer

Pittsburgh, PA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Worked for lawyer

I endorse this lawyer.
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1988 License Status: Active for the state of Ohio.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Samuel J. Cordes & Associates


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1988 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Pittsburgh School of Law


Showing 1 of 27 awards

2014 Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh

Super Lawyers


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National Employment Lawyers Association

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Showing 2 of 4 publications

2001 Employers Minefield, Employees' Opportunity; Courts Now Give Teeth to Employer's Burden in Employment Discrimination Actions

Pennsylvania Law Weekly

2000 Replacement No Longer Element of Employment Discrimination Prima Facie Case


Speaking Engagements

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2014 Sexual Orientation Discrimination--the new big fight in employment law

at Employment Law Institute

2014 Proving 'But for" causation in employment discrimination action

at Employment Law institute

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