Jessica C. Samford is an associate in the Business and Professional Liability section of Freeman Mathis & Gary. Ms. Samford received her B.B.A. in International Business with an emphasis in Legal Studies and her B.A. in Spanish from the University of Georgia, where she graduated summa cum laude and with Highest Honors from the Honors Program. Ms. Samford received her Juris Doctor from the University Of Georgia School Of Law, magna cum laude, where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif.
Benjamin Robert Keck is an associate in the Construction Law section of Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP. Mr. Keck received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Marquette University, cum laude. He then received his Juris Doctor degree from Georgia State University College of Law, summa cum laude. While there, he participated in Law Review, Moot Court, and the Bleckley Inn of Court.
Katherine L. Holley is an associate in the Construction Law and Labor and Employment Law sections of Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP. She has experience representing clients in all stages of civil litigation and dispute resolution. Ms. Holley graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law. During law school, she served as Executive Chair of the Mock Trial Board and as an Articles Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law.
Joshua M. Lott is an Associate in the Labor & Employment Litigation Section of Freeman Mathis & Gary. Mr. Lott’s practice is focused on defending employers in all aspects of employment- related litigation, including race, national origin, gender, age, and disability discrimination claims; wage and hour claims; and family and medical leave claims. Mr. Lott has also defended cases involving breach of fiduciary duty, trade secret misappropriation, and restrictive covenant challenges.
Amanda K. Hall is an associate in the Labor Law and Employment Litigation Section of Freeman Mathis & Gary. Ms. Hall counsels both large and small employers on a variety of labor and employment issues, including avoidance of discrimination and retaliation claims, compliance with disability and medical leave requirements, wage and hour issues, employee termination, employee policies and handbooks, and restrictive covenants.