M.S., financial engineering, Columbia University; B.A., mathematics, Yeshiva University
Summary of Experience
Mr. Samuels specializes in applying economic, financial, and statistical analysis to complex securities and finance litigation. He has extensive experience analyzing large datasets using statistical techniques to identify high frequency trading strategies in the equities, futures, currency, and cryptocurrency markets. Mr. Samuels has also assisted in government investigations regarding manipulative trading practices. In the context of securities fraud litigation, he studies the economic price impact of corporate disclosures and develops models that simulate stock trading behavior in order to estimate aggregate damages exposure and predict settlement amount ranges. Mr. Samuels’s experience also includes evaluating the economic structure and performance of large loan portfolios and complex derivatives. He has assisted clients and experts in all phases of the litigation process, including expert reports, deposition, settlement negotiations, and trial preparation.