Sam’s practice focusses on commercial and regulatory litigation and investigations. He offers experience in matters involving securities and competition law, public company and shareholder litigation, commercial fraud, and merger and acquisition disputes. He acts as class action defense counsel in price-fixing litigation, secondary market liability claims, and other Canadian class proceedings.
As a member of the firm’s Canadian Competition and Antitrust group, Sam assists clients with all aspects of competition law, including inquiries by the Competition Bureau, merger reviews, criminal and civil investigations, private proceedings brought under the Competition Act, and foreign investment transactions under the Investment Canada Act.
Sam supports the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations team in assisting clients with regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, including in matters related to allegations of securities fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, money-laundering, and embezzlement. He also advises on corporate risk management and compliance measures, including in relation to securities regulation, antitrust, and anti-bribery and corruption laws.
Prior to joining the firm, Sam was an associate in the litigation, arbitration, and investigations group at an international law firm.