Samuel Isaacson is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including representing corporations and their directors and officers, and audit firms, in class actions, derivative litigation, regulatory investigations and corporate governance disputes.
Mr. Isaacson represents issuers and their directors and officers and audit firms, in matters involving shareholder litigation and SEC enforcement actions. He has successfully represented his clients against shareholder class actions brought under the securities laws, and against derivative actions for breach of fiduciary duty. Mr. Isaacson also represents these same clients in investigations brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, United States Attorneys' offices and self-regulatory organizations.
Separately, Mr. Isaacson represents a wide range of publicly traded and private companies in the defense of consumer class actions filed throughout the United States. In this regard, he has represented a host of clients in the insurance, financial, health care and transportation industries.
Mr. Isaacson’s practice involves both trial and appellate advocacy in the state and federal courts, including the Illinois Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal, and arbitrations. He has also helped numerous clients achieve resolution of their disputes through mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Isaacson is recognized as a leading lawyer by Illinois Super Lawyers, Who's Who in American Law and Best Lawyers in America.