Samuel Wolff is special counsel in the corporate section of Hunton & Williams LLP. He practices in the areas of securities law and corporate finance.
Samuel is a former member of the SEC staff, where he served for three years in the Division of Corporation Finance. He was a member of the Chief Counsel's Office of the Division of Corporation Finance, and later, as deputy chief of the Office of International Corporate Finance, served as co-draftsperson of the SEC's Rule 144A and Regulation S rulemaking proposals.
Samuel has co-authored numerous books on securities law as part of an annual series entitledEmerging Trends in Securities Law. He has also co-authored and co-edited three multi-volume legal treatises on the law of securities regulation, entitled Securities and Federal Corporate Law; Going Public and the Public Corporation; and International Capital Markets and Securities Regulation. He is also co-author of Securities Law Handbook and Going Public Handbook.
A magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, Samuel earned both his JD and LLM (securities regulation) degrees from Georgetown University Law Center, and his doctorate in law (SJD) from the University of Wisconsin School of Law for his work involving international securities regulation. He has studied at the London School of Economics and was a post-doctoral fellow (in absentia) at Yale University.
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