Samuel A. "Sam" Newman

Samuel A. "Sam" Newman

Sidley Austin LLP

Recognized since 2013

Los Angeles, California

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

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Sam Newman is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Sidley’s Restructuring group. Sam represents companies, and their owners, from a variety of industries through in-court and out-of-court restructurings, including Chapter 11 cases. He advises debtors, buyers, sellers, lenders and borrowers in transactions involving distressed assets. Sam’s clients include healthcare, automotive, real estate and hospitality companies, as well as financial institutions, including banks, private equity and hedge funds, BDC’s and direct lenders.


  • 555 West Fifth Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90013


  • Georgetown University, BS
  • Georgetown University, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • The State Bar of California

Sidley Austin LLP
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois

245 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

153 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law


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