Samuel B. Edwards
Sam Edwards is a partner is SSEK and has developed a wide-ranging practice representing individuals and institutions from the United States and almost every continent in the world. Over the last decade, that representation has included hundreds of clients who range from retirees who have lost their life savings to banks who have been defrauded in investment schemes or by negligent brokers, and everything in between. The cases Mr. Edwards has worked on include claims for unsuitable investment recommendations, churning, misrepresentations and outright fraud. The investments involved have varied from simple stocks and bonds to more complicated annuities, options and futures to even extremely complex derivatives such as structured products, CMOs, IOs, Inverse IOs, CDOs, CLOs, synthetic CDOs, Credit Default Swaps and hedge funds. Mr. Edwards has represented clients before FINRA and AAA arbitration panels, state and federal court.
Mr. Edwards is an active member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (“PIABA”), working with attorneys across the nation to protect investor rights. Additionally, Mr. Edwards is on the Board of Editors of the PIABA Bar Journal where he was formally the Editor-in-Chief and he is also a regular contributing author. Along with the PIABA Bar Journal, Mr. Edwards’ articles have been published in the Practicing Law Institute’s handbooks for securities. Mr. Edwards is also a frequent lecturer on all issues related investment disputes and securities law, helping to train attorneys from across the nation to represent the investing public.
Mr. Edwards received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from the University of Houston, where he was a honors graduate (cum laude) and a member of the Phi Alpha Delta international legal fraternity. Mr. Edwards is licensed to practice law in all state courts in Texas, California and Michigan as well as numerous federal courts across the country.