Professional Details

Samuel G. Fogas


Sam is a trial attorney, litigator, and advisor. He counsels clients on strategy and risk avoidance and has substantial experience negotiating contracts on behalf of his clients. Sam also has significant experience representing clients and their interests through litigation, including trial and alternative dispute resolution. His experience extends to California state courts, federal courts, and arbitration. Sam has represented Fortune 500 companies, executives, celebrities, athletes, and start-ups in both negotiations and litigation. Sam is an active member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and South Bay Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation.

Sam graduated cum laude from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. During law school, Sam served as an Articles Editor for the law review journal, Jurimetrics, The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology. Sam worked as a legal affairs intern for CBS Television Studios, Consumer Protection Division Legal Extern in the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, as an extern to the Honorable Paul McMurdie in the Arizona Court of Appeals, and as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark Moran in the Superior Court of Arizona, Cononino County. He received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University in Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Representative Matters

  • Trial counsel to plaintiff professional boxer against television network and promoter in action for breach of promotional and broadcast agreements in federal court.
  • Trial counsel to defendant professional boxer against promoter in action for breach of promotional agreement in federal court.
  • Trial counsel to defendant celebrity developer in six-week, multimillion dollar jury trial in Los Angeles County against neighbor-plaintiffs.
  • Second chair trial counsel representing plaintiff telematics development company in 10-day $40 million arbitration against its primary distributor.
  • Lead negotiator negotiating separation agreement on behalf of executive against advertising company.


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