Sam B. Edelstein


Sam is a well-rounded associate with strong research skills. He drafts all manner of legal memoranda, written discovery, and briefs and has assisted in settling various cases filed with administrative agencies, including OSHA, EEOC, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the Vermont Attorneys General Office.

Sam also advises clients on complying with various employment laws, including, but not limited to, state-specific requirements regarding wage and hour, leave, and drug testing.

Sam earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he served as a Managing Editor of the Florida Law Review. During law school, Sam also served as a legal intern for the Honorable Patrick M. Hunt of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Sam earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida. 




AI in the Workplace: Benefits and Potential Drawbacks [Daily Business Review]

August 30, 2023

Sam Edelstein authored an article about the impact of artificial intelligence on the workplace.

Third Circuit Court Opines on Donning and Doffing Under FLSA [Alert]

August 22, 2023

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals clarified when employee's donning and doffing activities may be compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act, establishing that assessing a job’s risks is, in and of itself, insufficient for determining whether changing into and out of gear is compensable.

Circuit Court Clarifies Employer Burdens in Religious Accommodation Cases [Alert]

June 03, 2022

In Groff v. DeJoy, a Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision gives very practical guidance for how to respond to religious accommodation claims.

Accommodation vs Personal Benefit: Federal Court Weighs In

April 07, 2022

Sam Edelstein discusses the decision in Hopman v. Union Pacific Railroad.

Events & Seminars

Past Events


  • University of Florida School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2020
  • University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2017
  • Florida

The Honorable Patrick M. Hunt, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida