Samuel M. Light

  • Associate
  • Litigation
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8665
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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Samuel M. Light is a litigation associate resident in Fried Frank's New York office.

Mr. Light's practice focuses on white collar criminal and regulatory matters, corporate investigations and complex commercial litigation. He has represented clients in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations conducted by the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Enforcement, the Federal Trade Commission, and the New York County District Attorney's Office.
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Light served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ona T. Wang, United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to his clerkship, Mr. Light was an associate at a national law firm.

Professional Associations

Co-Chair, Young Leadership Council, Lambda Legal
Business Law Section Fellow, American Bar Association
Member, LeGal, the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York
Member, National LGBT Bar Association
Member, New York City Bar Association
Member, Brooklyn Bar Association

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York; US District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; US Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, and Federal Circuits.

Practices & Industries


University of Minnesota Law School, JD – 2014
  • Managing Editor, Minnesota Law Review
  • magna cum laude
  • Dorothy O. Lareau Award
Hampshire College, BA – 2011
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