Posted by a client
I contacted Mr. Corded about my situation at my work place. I was called back within a few hours to regret even speaking to him. He was very rude and inconsiderate of my situation and told me that I have no case in which I have other lawyers that I spoke with to just receive info on the next step I should take and they let me know that I had a case. But Cordes on the other end says I don't and he's not willing to take my case. This guy is very arrogant and its a shame that when your trying to seek help that he wouldn't be understanding of your situation. I wouldn't refer him to anyone. Search continues
Posted by Amy
Mr. Cordes represented me in an employment discrimination case. He is very knowledgeable about this area of the law. He kept me informed of my case's progress. He was diligent and aggressive in pursuit of my best interests. Mr. Cordes impressed me with his intelligence and level of preparation. I highly recommend him.
Posted by RaShon
Mr. Cordes is a very caring and compassionate attorney. He listens to his clients and provides them with information that best suits their needs!
Posted by a Employment client
Sam is a thoroughly knowledgeable, diligent attorney who represented me superbly well as plaintiff in a civil action against my former employer . . . whose position may be summarized basically as "stonewall"
. . . and negotiated a favorable settlement in compensation of my rights.
While I would be pleased to provide my name in this glowing recommendation, part of the settlement (in terms insisted upon by the defendant) includes a prohibition against disclosures concerning the suit.
Posted by John
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 had a case and was entitled to a settlement. After contacting Attorney Cordes, and explaining my case, he informed me that he felt my case was worth substantially more than what I was originally told. Attorney Cordes was right!
Working with Attorney Cordes and his law firm was nothing but a pleasure.
Attorney Cordes was friendly, professional, and most importantly experienced. Attorney Cordes was always available to answer any questions I had. in fact, I emailed Attorney Cordes a question about my case on a Sunday evening, and he responded within minutes with an answer. If I did not understand something, he took the time to explain it to me. I would highly recommend Attorney Samuel Cordes!
Posted by a client
I reached and spoke to Samuel Cordes by phone in late 2012 concerning a case involving unfair discrimination against a member of my family. He promised me that he would return my call later that afternoon and tried to quickly rush me off the phone. I found him aloof, unprofessional and arrogant. Cordes did not call me back that afternoon as he had promised. Moreover, he refused to return two other calls that I had left for him and never answered my emails to him. Fortunately, four other prominent Pittsburgh law firms agreed that the case had merit and should move forward. The other firms not only returned my calls on the same day, they also met with my family member within two business days and each offered to take the case believing it to have merit. Cordes is the complete opposite of the person his website claims to be. If you are facing discrimination, I would strongly recommend another Pittsburgh attorney or firm.
Posted by Mary
Sam Cordes is an excellent lawyer to work with in that he is passionate, thorough, and is always thinking ahead. Being subjected to the judicial system with my divorce and seeing the enormous stress and the possible dishonest tactics from the opponent, I knew the qualities mentioned were a must! Sam has a rye sense of humor and will keep you on your toes, which is a good thing. I tend to be on the timid side and had to adjust, but didn't mind because deep down knew Sam was the right lawyer for my discrimination case. I was kept abreast of what to expect, especially when dealing with corporate lawyers and how they operate. My case was won and I received my back pay as well as returned to my position in the company. I am presently top in sales for the Pittsburgh area and need to thank Sam and his professional highly qualified staff for helping to make this possible.
When Sam was referred to me, he was referred to as the "Bull Dog".
Sam's passion for acquiring the truth, achieving his clients successful outcome, and his expertise is how he was awarded his well deserved nick name. If these are the qualities pursued, then Sam is your lawyer. Success is a great thing!
Posted by Carla
Sam represented myself and two former colleagues of mine in a State Civil Service Appeal as well as a Gender discrimination suit. It was a long ordeal, he was accessible, practical, patient with us and our questions and competent, despite our driving him crazy a good deal of the time. I would recommend Sam for any employment related litigation.
Posted by Sue
I am pleased to recommend Samuel Cordes & Associates Law Firm. Sam Cordes's high level of integrity and professionalism allows the client to be very confident and comfortable with the judicial process. Sam is not only thorough but easy to work with and is always willing to take the time to discuss client's concerns and responds promptly to questions. Top notch brilliant attorney, he came highly recommended and I understand why.
Posted by a Civil Rights client
Sam, as well as his associates, is extremely knowledgeable in regards to civil rights law. You can feel their intense devotion to your case from day one. I highly recommend Samuel J Cordes & Associates to anyone looking for representation in civil rights or employment matters.