Sam Schoenburg
Associate / Chicago

P: 312-881-5173
F: 312-380-7058

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Sam grew up in Springfield, Illinois, and joined the firm after completing a federal clerkship in the Northern District of Illinois. His litigation practice covers diverse subject matters, including products liability, commercial disputes, and intellectual property. He has deposed witnesses, prepared witnesses for deposition, and drafted substantive motions. He previously practiced in Washington, D.C., where he focused on regulatory issues, congressional oversight, and government-related investigations and litigation.

Sam is committed to public service through pro bono and community efforts. He represents clients in class action impact litigation and contributes to the work of Cabrini Green Legal Aid, where he serves as a member of the Young Professionals Board. In law school, Sam served as a legal intern in the Obama administration’s White House Counsel’s Office and as a student advocate working in the areas of voting, immigration, and LGBTQ rights.

  • Digital Mapping Litigation

    Representing a Fortune 10 consumer electronics company in a patent infringement case relating to mapping and routing technologies. The case is pending in the Western District of Texas and is scheduled for trial in 2021.

    In re: Essure

    Representing Bayer in coordinated federal and state court litigations covering thousands of product liability claims related to the use of Essure System for permanent birth control.

    • Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
    • Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
    • New York University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)
      • Order of the Coif
      • Articles Editor, New York University Law Review
      • Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow
    • Yale University (B.A., cum laude)
      • Distinction in Political Science
    • Honorable Marvin E. Aspen, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • State of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan