Jeremy Samek serves as Senior Counsel with Pennsylvania Family Institute and the Independence Law Center, where he plays an integral role on the legal and legislative policy teams. Since joining the staff in May 2015, Samek’s legal efforts have focused on the protection of religious liberty, protecting human life, strengthening the family, and the elimination of sex trafficking.
Previously, he was an attorney at Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott, LLC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserve, working in the Air Transportation Logistics field. In 2005, he was deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and, in 2006, he was deployed to Kyrgyzstan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Jeremy is a an elected public school board member at a Western Pennsylvania school district. He received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2006,and his B.A. from Liberty University, magna cum laude in 2003. Jeremy and his wife have five children.