Sam Woodhouse is the Managing Partner of Woodhouse LLC. He regularly represents Fortune 500 companies, middle market companies, governmental entities, and high net worth individuals when they have challenges in the areas of business litigation, commercial arbitrations, commercial recovery litigation, subrogation and recovery, contract law, and when they are in need of local counsel assistance. Sam is an experienced trial attorney, having tried jury trials and non-jury trials to verdict in federal and state courts. He supplemented his actual courtroom experience with intensive classroom trial advocacy training at Temple Law School’s nationally recognized LL.M. in Trial Advocacy Program. This culminated in Sam earning an LL.M. in Trial Advocacy from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he graduated with Honors.
Sam has been called upon to protect his clients in a variety of complex civil litigation cases, including business litigation, contract disputes, injunctions, land use litigation, business torts, class actions, and products liability lawsuits. In protecting the interests of his clients, Sam has handled all aspects of litigation: pre-trial discovery, motions practice, hearings, motions for summary judgment, Daubert motions and hearings, motions in limine and pre-trial conferences.
Sam also represents his clients in commercial arbitrations where he protects his clients in commencing arbitrations on their behalf or responding to arbitrations that have been commenced against them, selecting arbitrators, exchanging documents or conducting discovery, identifying witnesses, representing his clients at arbitration hearings, enforcing agreements and awards, and navigating the federal and state arbitration laws.
In addition to his trial advocacy skills, Sam is an Arbitrator on the Roster of Commercial Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) as well as an Arbitrator on the Roster of the General Commercial Panel of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR).
Sam is sought after for his keen judgment and sound counsel. He recognizes that in order to properly represent his clients, he must understand their business goals and objectives. Sam is vigilant about learning his clients’ business and industry, as well as understanding how his clients’ legal issues fit within their overall business goals. This allows Sam to provide advice and counsel to his clients to assist them in avoiding or reducing their risks and challenges.
Prior to establishing Woodhouse LLC, Sam was a Shareholder and the Managing Partner of the Atlanta office of a full service global law firm with over 500 attorneys in 21 offices.