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“Be sure you are right — then go ahead.”

Education

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2012, cum laude; Loyola Law Review; Moot Court Board; William L. Crowe Scholar

Bucerius Law School – WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, LL.M. in Law and Business, Hamburg, Germany, 2009

Boston University, B.S. in Journalism, 2004

Isidore Newman High School, 2000

Statewide Louisiana Criminal Defense Practice (including):

Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette.

Bar Admissions:

Louisiana, 2012

Court Admissions:

  • All Louisiana state courts
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2012
  • Eastern District Court of Louisiana, 2012
  • Middle District Court of Louisiana, 2012
  • Western District Court of Louisiana, 2012

Memberships:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL)
  • American Bar Association
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Thomas More – Loyola Law School American Inn of Court
  • Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Katz-Phillips Leadership Development Program (Graduate)
  • St. Katharine Drexel Prep High School (formerly Xavier Prep, past board member)

Practice Areas:

  • White-Collar Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Appeals/Post-Conviction Relief
  • Complex Litigation

Publications:

Cannibal Cop Decision Deepens Circuit Split On Federal Hacking Statute“, Trade Secret Insider January 2016

“DOJ and SEC Release Much-Anticipated Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”)”, Jones Walker Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense E*Bulletin, November 2012

Languages:

  • German – Fluent

About

Sam Winston

Sam Winston is an experienced criminal defense attorney who represents people and companies facing criminal charges in Louisiana. He is based in New Orleans and practices across the entire state.

Being accused of a crime is the highest of all stakes. The mere accusation of wrongdoing can do tremendous harm to you and your family. Mr. Winston works relentlessly to defend and protect your freedom and reputation.

In white collar matters, Mr. Winston has experience defending environmental crimes, healthcare fraud violations, corruption and fraud cases, and other regulatory matters.

In criminal defense cases, Mr. Winston has significant trial experience in both state and federal court. He’s defended clients against serious criminal charges including murder, rape, drug, and conspiracy charges. His practice also includes appellate and post-conviction relief work.

Additionally, Mr. Winston represents clients in contentious litigation matters of all types.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Mr. Winston started his legal career in the white-collar section of Jones Walker LLP where he spent five years practicing as a criminal litigator in one of New Orleans’ top law firms.

While in law school, Mr. Winston clerked for the Honorable Edwin A. Lombard on the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He was also a judicial intern for the Honorable Jay C. Zainey of the Eastern District of Louisiana. From September 2010 until April of 2011, he clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Mr. Winston is a proud graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he served on the Law Review, the Moot Court Board, and was a William L. Crowe Scholar (top 10 percent of the class).

About

Sam Winston

Sam Winston is an experienced criminal defense attorney who represents people and companies facing criminal charges in Louisiana. He is based in New Orleans and practices across the entire state.

Being accused of a crime is the highest of all stakes. The mere accusation of wrongdoing can do tremendous harm to you and your family. Mr. Winston works relentlessly to defend and protect your freedom and reputation.

In white collar matters, Mr. Winston has experience defending environmental crimes, healthcare fraud violations, corruption and fraud cases, and other regulatory matters.

In criminal defense cases, Mr. Winston has significant trial experience in both state and federal court. He’s defended clients against serious criminal charges including murder, rape, drug, and conspiracy charges. His practice also includes appellate and post-conviction relief work.

Additionally, Mr. Winston represents clients in contentious litigation matters of all types.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Mr. Winston started his legal career in the white-collar section of Jones Walker LLP where he spent five years practicing as a criminal litigator in one of New Orleans’ top law firms.

While in law school, Mr. Winston clerked for the Honorable Edwin A. Lombard on the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He was also a judicial intern for the Honorable Jay C. Zainey of the Eastern District of Louisiana. From September 2010 until April of 2011, he clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Mr. Winston is a proud graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he served on the Law Review, the Moot Court Board, and was a William L. Crowe Scholar (top 10 percent of the class).


Education

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2012, cum laude; Loyola Law Review; Moot Court Board; William L. Crowe Scholar

Bucerius Law School – WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, LL.M. in Law and Business, Hamburg, Germany, 2009

Boston University, B.S. in Journalism, 2004

Isidore Newman High School, 2000

Statewide Louisiana Criminal Defense Practice (including):

Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette.

Bar Admissions:

Louisiana, 2012

Court Admissions:

  • All Louisiana state courts
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2012
  • Eastern District Court of Louisiana, 2012
  • Middle District Court of Louisiana, 2012
  • Western District Court of Louisiana, 2012

Memberships:

  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL)
  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Thomas More – Loyola Law School American Inn of Court
  • Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Katz-Phillips Leadership Development Program (Graduate)
  • St. Katharine Drexel Prep High School (formerly Xavier Prep, past board member)

Practice Areas:

  • White-Collar Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Appeals/Post-Conviction Relief
  • Complex Litigation

Publications:

Cannibal Cop Decision Deepens Circuit Split On Federal Hacking Statute“, Trade Secret Insider January 2016

“DOJ and SEC Release Much-Anticipated Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”)”, Jones Walker Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense E*Bulletin, November 2012

Languages:

  • German – Fluent