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Sam is a veteran federal trial lawyer who has tried more than twenty cases to verdict. He specializes in antitrust litigation and has been ranked in Chambers USA since 2021 for his accomplishments in the field. According to Chambers, Sam “is an excellent lawyer overall – incredibly smart, capable and hard-working,” and he “brings an excellent drive and focus to the work he does for his clients.”

Sam’s practice focuses primarily on prosecuting claims for companies that have been victims of domestic and international price-fixing conspiracies. Sam has assisted clients in obtaining substantial recoveries from cartels in a wide variety of industries including polyurethane foam, eggs, cathode ray tubes, packaged seafood, lithium ion batteries, and broiler chickens.

Sam joined Kenny Nachwalter in 2013 after serving as an Assistant Federal Public Defender and as a law clerk for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan in the Southern District of Florida. Sam has also taught evidence as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami.

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2008
  • Brown University, B.A., 2004
  • Chambers USA, Band 2, Antitrust, 2021 – 2024 
  • Gregg Wenzel Award, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida, 2008
  • Massachusetts, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2009
  • District of Massachusetts, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2009
  • United States Supreme Court, 2014
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Massachusetts Bar
  • American Bar Association
    • Antitrust Section
  • Loco Parents: A Case for the Overhaul of Social Host Liability in Florida, 62 U. Miami. L. Rev. 939 (Apr. 2008).
  • In In re Cathode Ray Tube Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1917, Northern District of California, Sam represented two of the largest retailers in the country to recover damages from a cartel involving the largest consumer electronics manufacturers in the world. The case settled one month before trial began, after Sam’s clients prevailed on more than 25 case-dispositive motions filed by the defendants.
  • In In re Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2196, Northern District of Ohio, Sam represented the largest bedding and furniture manufacturers in the country to recover damages from a cartel of polyurethane foam manufacturers. The case settled less than one month before trial, after Sam’s clients prevailed on every case-dispositive motion for summary judgment filed by the defendants
  • In re Processed Eggs Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2002, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (representing national supermarket chains to recover from the largest producers of eggs in the country).
  • In re Packaged Seafood Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2670, Southern District of California (representing national supermarket chains to recover from a cartel involving the three largest manufacturers of canned tuna in the United States).


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