Areas of Practice
- Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2012, cum laude; Loyola Law Review; Moot Court Board; William L. Crowe Scholar
- Bucerius Law School - WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, LL.M. in Law and Business, Hamburg, Germany, 2009
- Boston University, B.S. in Journalism, 2004
- Louisiana, 2012
- 5th Cir., 2012
- E.D. La., 2012
- M.D. La., 2012
- W.D. La., 2012
Sam Winston is an associate on the Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense team and represents companies and individuals in white-collar and regulatory enforcement matters.
Mr. Winston has significant experience defending individuals charged with white-collar crimes like conspiracy, racketeering, bank fraud, structuring, environmental, and computer crimes. He also represents individual defendants charged with drug and violent crimes pursuant to his pro bono and court-appointed federal and state criminal practice.
In the area of regulatory enforcement and training, Mr. Winston has particular experience helping companies comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, Dodd-Frank, whistleblower claims, and other international commercial and criminal laws. He has counseled companies in internal investigations arising domestically as well as in Southeast Asia and Latin America.
Mr. Winston is a member of the International Bar Association. He holds a dual master's degree in law and business from two German universities, the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management.
- "Cannibal Cop Decision Deepens Circuit Split On Federal Hacking Statute"
Trade Secret Insider January 2016
- "DOJ and SEC Release Much-Anticipated Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA")"
Jones Walker Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense E*Bulletin, November 2012
- "From Bullying to Pure Political Speech: Updating the Supreme Court's Student Speech Jurisprudence with a Substantial Harm Rule"
58 Loyola Law Review 415, 2012
- "The Legal Battle Over Rule B Attachments of Electronic Funds Transfers During the Global Recession of 2008-2010"
8 Loyola Maritime Law Journal 115, 2010
- International Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- The Pro Bono Project
- Order of the Barristers
- Thomas More – Loyola Law School American Inn of Court
- Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Katz-Phillips Leadership Development Program
- Fluent in German
- Proficient in Spanish