Samuel E.T. Jones Associate




Samuel Jones advocates for insurance companies, self-insured entities and commercial businesses in complex litigation as well as operational, transactional and general business matters. Samuel litigates general civil and insurance-related matters for insurance companies and their insureds in state and federal courts in Kentucky. 

Having worked at several general practice firms over the course of his career, Samuel has solid experience working with commercial trucking, automotive, retail, restaurant, construction and dram shop issues. He also assists startups in corporate structure, employment contracts and operating agreements. 

Samuel’s colleagues and clients appreciate his charisma, dedication and genuine approach to addressing their concerns and confidently executing a plan toward an effective resolution. He has been recognized by his peers in local and national publications in the area of civil defense litigation as a Rising Star in the law. Samuel is actively engaged in volunteer and community organizations and serves in various leadership positions.

Areas of Focus

Insurance Defense
Samuel’s practice primarily includes commercial litigation and insurance defense matters. He has extensive experience working with retail, restaurant and construction companies on premises, products and alcohol liability issues. 

Corporate Services
Samuel commonly assists startups during the corporate structure and formation process, as well as drafting bylaws, contracts and operating agreements.

Representative Matters

Obtained summary judgment in favor of county school board and multiple employees on grounds of qualified discretionary immunity after a claim of bullying was levied following a schoolyard altercation. 

Obtained summary judgment for an auctioneer company that was sued by a visitor who slipped and fell at the premises of the auction, on grounds that auctioneer had no legal duty or obligation to maintain the premises. 

Successfully negotiated resolution of wrongful death case for 10 percent of demand exposure after a motor vehicle accident was caused by a driver’s intoxication at a local country club.