Sam Edwards is a partner in the Houston based firm of Shepherd, Smith, Edwards & Kantas. Sam and his firm focus exclusively on representing investors in securities arbitration and litigation, all across the country. Sam and his firm have represented thousands of investors in cases involving basic unsuitability, fraud, complex product failures, firm trading flaws and many other issues. Sam is a member of the PIABA Board of Directors and past Editor-in-Chief of the PIABA Bar Journal. Sam is also a member of FINRA's National Arbitration and Mediation Committee, where he works with other PIABA members as well as defense lawyers to level the playing field for FINRA arbitration.