Sam Sharp is an associate in White & Case's Global Competition Practice. His practice includes litigating and advising clients across industries on issues arising under U.S. and foreign antitrust and competition laws.
Sam’s experience involves defending allegations of antitrust violations in civil cases and criminal cases in federal and state courts. He has a depth of experience at each phase of litigation, including motions practice, discovery, class certification, and pre-trial issues. Sam has also litigated matters on appeal.
Sam has represented Toshiba Corporation and several of its affiliates in antitrust class actions, opt-out litigation, and claims brought parens patriae by State Attorneys General. He has also represented a Japanese automotive parts company in a criminal proceeding and related civil class actions. In addition to his litigation experience, Sam has also represented merger clients in matters involving DOJ Second Requests and European Commission Phase II investigations.
Sam is actively involved in the firm's pro bono practice. He has successfully represented a client seeking disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He has also represented criminal defendants in appellate matters and has filed Supreme Court petitions for writs of certiorari and amicus briefs.
During law school, Sam was Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy. He currently serves as the Board Chair for Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island, Inc.
Bars and Courts
US Supreme Court
US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan