Sam is the trusted advisor to directors and chief executives of private enterprises and public companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE AMEX Equities, NASDAQ and pink sheets. He is a seasoned practitioner, concentrating principally in the areas of corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital. Sam has extensive experience in capital formation from both public and private sources, management prerogatives, shareholder rights and corporate governance, SEC and stock exchange regulatory compliance, and accounting, public disclosure and investor relations issues. Sam has counseled clients in diverse industries in tender offers and going private transactions. He has particular interests in and experience with retailing, restaurants, health care, aviation, manufacturing, securities, broker-dealer matters, agribusiness, franchising and emerging technologies.
Sam practiced at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz in New York City before returning to his native Memphis.