Samuel Levander’s practice focuses on litigation.

He represents clients in civil litigation, enforcement, international arbitration, and bankruptcy litigation matters.

Samuel joined the firm in 2015.

Notable Experience

  • Vale in obtaining a $2 billion dollar award in an LCIA arbitration related to misrepresentations and corruption concerning a West African mining project and related litigation.

  • ESL Investments in its $5.2 billion acquisition of Sears Holdings and related litigation.

  • The CEO of a fintech company in litigation against the SEC in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

  • Vale in the contested Chapter 15 case brought by the Joint Administrators of BSG Resources Ltd., and related multi-jurisdictional litigation.

  • Transform Holdco LLC as purchaser of substantially all of the assets of Sears Holdings in litigation and disputes in Sears’ Chapter 11 case.

  • Citibanamex before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in the successful dismissal of claims alleging collusion in connection with the sale of Mexican Government Bonds.

  • Citigroup in connection with investigations and civil litigation involving foreign exchange trading conducted by various domestic and foreign regulators.

  • Amici in the U.S. Supreme Court defending New York State’s regime governing licenses to carry concealed firearms against a Second Amendment challenge.

  • Amici in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the City of Philadelphias policy requiring foster family care agencies to refrain from discrimination against prospective same-sex foster parents.

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