T. Samuel Duck was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1988. Before law school, he received his undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Mr. Duck received his law degree in 1988 from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. After law school, he clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Charles Coody in Montgomery, Alabama.
For twenty five years, the primary focus of Mr. Duck’s practice has been civil defense litigation. His practice areas include construction litigation; corporate counseling; workers’ compensation; wrongful death; personal injury; premises liability; discrimination; FMLA claims; sexual harassment; bad faith; arson; insurance coverage; trucking accidents and FMCSR compliance; contract drafting and negotiation; probate; and fire claims litigation. Mr. Duck also practices in the area of complex litigation, highlighted by his involvement in Multi District Litigation resulting in class action certification and class settlement involving defective Chinese drywall. Other cases have involved the enforcement of arbitration clauses and extended arbitrations. These cases have resulted in success for clients in Federal and State courts from the trial level in virtually all parts of Alabama, to appeals before the Alabama Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.