Samuel J. Stone is a Los Angeles trial attorney and a member of Holland & Knight's Labor, Employment and Benefits Group. Mr. Stone represents employers of all sizes in labor, employment, and complex civil and criminal government investigative matters before state and federal courts, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB), among others.

Mr. Stone's experience includes litigating unfair labor practices, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, trade secret and misappropriation, wage and hour, and misclassification matters, including securing favorable judgments at trial. Mr. Stone also represents multinational Fortune 500 clients in civil governmental and pre-indictment investigations involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the California Department of Justice, and various other state and federal agencies. His practice spans a range of industries, including financial services, aerospace and defense technologies, education, media/communications, corrections, security, transportation/intermodal logistics and drayage, and energy and natural resources.

In law school, Mr. Stone was a member of the Southwestern Law Review and academic chair of the Trial Advocacy Honors Program. He also served as an extern in the Hardcore Gang Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.


  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Tulane University, M.A.
  • Tulane University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
Court Admissions
  • All Superior Courts in California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
  • Southwestern Law Review