Samuel is an associate in our Litigation Group, where he practices in the area of civil and commercial litigation.
Samuel has a broad litigation practice and has represented clients before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Commercial List, Social Security Tribunal, and in arbitrations. He also provides advice to employers and employees on their employment rights and obligations. He has acted in and advised clients in commercial and residential real estate disputes, construction lien claims, estate litigation, tax appeals, shareholder disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, class actions and social security appeals.
Prior to joining Robins Appleby, Samuel was a judicial law clerk at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto, where he assisted judges with legal research, writing, and editing of decisions. He also worked as a summer student in the litigation department at a major national law firm.
Samuel holds a law degree from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree in criminology from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Gates Scholar (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation). He currently serves on Cambridge’s Alumni Advisory Board. Samuel has also studied at Lund University (Sweden) and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as columns in national and local newspapers. His research has been cited by the Alberta Court of Appeal and governmental commissions.
Outside of work, Samuel enjoys playing squash, badminton, and hiking. He is fluent in Hungarian.