Sam Hensel is the newest associate at the firm and practices both traditional labor law and employee benefits law, handling collections and subrogation claims for multiemployer benefit funds. Sam joined the firm in 2017 as a law clerk and became an associate upon passing the July 2019 bar exam.

Sam has experience working on interest and grievance arbitration in public sector collective bargaining disputes, Title VII and employment discrimination claims, wage and hour disputes, under the FLSA and state law, and subrogation and collections for ERISA benefit funds.


Sam is a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, and is a member of the Section's Railway Labor Act Committee.  He is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association. 


While a student at the John Marshall Law School, Sam reconstituted and served as President of the Labor & Employment Law Student Group, and was a semi-finalist in the 2019 Ellen (Nell) A. Hennessy Employee Benefits Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. Sam also authored and published a comment with the John Marshall Law School’s Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL) before joining its editorial board as an articles editor.

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