Sam D. Sherman**
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Sam Sherman is an associate in the antitrust group in Axinn’s Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on antitrust transactions, litigation, and government investigations. He has represented both U.S. and multinational clients across a variety of sectors, including life sciences, technology, and cannabis. He was a summer associate with Axinn in 2019.

Sam earned his JD at Stanford Law School. Prior to law school, he was a Research Fellow at Stanford University, where he used cutting-edge social scientific methods to study difficult questions of law and public policy and co-authored two articles about improving government service delivery based on empirical evidence.

Sam holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Wake Forest University, where he was a Nancy Susan Reynolds Scholar and recipient of the David and Lelia Farr Prize for Excellence in Economics (awarded to one graduating economics major for outstanding achievement).

**Not yet admitted to the Washington, DC Bar.


  • Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Communications Law: Internet & Telephony (Stanford Law School)
  • Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Communications Law: Broadcast & Cable Television (Stanford Law School)
  • John Hart Ely Prize for Outstanding Performance in Lawyering for Innovation: Artificial Intelligence (Stanford Law School)

Thought Leadership


  • JD – Stanford Law School (2020)
  • BA, summa cum laude – Wake Forest University (2015)


  • Maryland

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