Samantha L. Frenchman
Samantha Frenchman is a litigator whose practice is focused on employment and commercial matters. Samantha represents employers across various industries in a wide range of employment-related disputes, including disputes concerning wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, failure to hire, wage and hour laws, equity ownership, non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants. Samantha also represents companies and individuals in a broad range of commercial litigations involving breach of contract issues, business torts, real estate-related claims and partnership disputes. Samantha has experience representing clients in matters before federal and state courts, governmental agencies and various arbitral bodies.
Samantha also counsels employers on a wide-range of employment matters, including hiring, performance management, investigations into employee complaints, accommodation requests, leave management, termination, restructuring and reductions in force. Samantha has experience preparing policies and handbooks for employers to ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regularly provides guidance to implement such policies. Samantha also has experience drafting employment agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, confidentiality agreements and separation agreements.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2015; Business Editor, Cardozo Public Law Policy and Ethics Journal (2014-15)
Washington University in St. Louis, A.B., 2012
United States District Courts; Southern District of New York;
District of New Jersey
Board Member, Crutches 4 Kids, (2016 – present)