Samuel is a manager and associate lawyer with EY Law LLP based in Toronto, Canada. Dually licensed to practice law in the United States and Canada, his practice includes representing clients of various sizes across a wide array of industries, from startups to multinational corporations.
Samuel advises corporate organizations and their employees on a full spectrum of US business immigration matters. His experience includes nonimmigrant classifications, including business visitors, employment-based petitions, intra-company transfers, investor visas, extraordinary ability-based visas and NAFTA-based applications and petitions, as well as immigrant (green card) petitions and applications for professionals, individuals of extraordinary ability, multinational managers and executives and PERM-based categories.
Samuel has provided counsel to clients from diverse industries and sectors, including energy and infrastructure, finance, professional services, entertainment and information technology. He works closely with executives, business partners and stakeholders to advise on employment and immigration issues related to new office openings, employee recruitment, enterprise restructuring and other corporate changes.
Prior to joining EY Law in 2016, Samuel practiced both Canadian and US intellectual property and commercial law, providing full-service business advice and representation to his clients. He also has several years of litigation experience at both the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Federal Court levels.
Samuel is licensed to practice law in both Canada (Law Society of Upper Canada) and the United States (New York). Samuel holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from McGill University, Montreal. While in law school, Samuel had the opportunity to work for the Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender and also helped the Internal Revenue Service provide tax advice to those in need.