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Johnson, Sam
Direct Tel: +1 202 538 8263, Direct Fax: +1 202 538 8100
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

Sam Johnson is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington D.C. office.  He joined the firm in 2020. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including antitrust cases, contract disputes, and product liability matters.  Sam has worked on multiple trial teams that resulted in successful defense jury verdicts.  Prior to joining the firm, Sam worked as an associate at an international law firm where he worked on matters including securities litigation and class actions. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2018. In law school, he served as comments editor and topic access editor for the University of Chicago Legal Forum and was a finalist in the Hinton Moot Court Competition.

  • The University of Chicago Law School
    (J.D., with honors, 2018)
    • Rubenstein Scholar 
    • University of Chicago Legal Forum:
      • Comments Editor
      • Topic Access Editor
    • Hinton Moot Court:
      • Finalist
  • Patrick Henry College
    (B.A., Government, highest honors, summa cum laude, 2014)
    • Valedictorian  

The District of Columbia Bar; The State Bar of Maryland

  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP:
    • Associate, 2018-2020
    • Summer Associate, 2017
  • Jus Cogens: International Peremptory Norms,” Grove City College Journal of Law & Public Policy 5(2014): 125–150