M.S., financial engineering, Columbia University; B.A., mathematics, Yeshiva University
Summary of Experience
Mr. Samuels specializes in the application of 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, and has assisted in government investigations regarding manipulative trading practices. In securities fraud litigation matters, 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. His experience also includes evaluating the economic structure and performance of large loan portfolios and complex derivatives. Mr. Samuels has assisted clients and experts in all phases of the litigation process, including expert reports, deposition, settlement negotiations, and trial preparation.