Sam’s practice focuses on litigation, with an emphasis on government regulatory advice, internal investigations, corporate compliance, business torts, contract and partnership disputes, international arbitration, cross border disputes, products liability and intellectual property. He has particular experience advising financial institutions, petroleum companies, closely held private corporations, Fortune 500 and multinational corporations in connection with matters related to operations in the Americas and the Caribbean.
Sam’s experience in domestic and international arbitration includes representation of clients before the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and in international arbitrations administered by both the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the AAA's International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), including full evidentiary hearings.
Sam serves as the firm’s head of litigation. Sam has trial experience in federal and state courts and has counseled clients through multijurisdictional disputes. Sam is a member of the American Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Dade County (Florida) Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida. After earning his law degree, Sam served as a law clerk for the Honorable K. Michael Moore in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.