Samuel C. Sneed

Associate 619.810.4340


Samuel C. Sneed is a senior litigation associate based out of Hahn Loeser’s San Diego office. Passionate about law, Sam engages in efficient, effective, and fervent advocacy on behalf of both individuals and businesses, including extensive experience representing clients in connection with commercial litigation, business torts, labor and employment disputes, real estate litigation, class-action defense, and alternative dispute resolution.

In addition to his considerable litigation and trial experience, Sam regularly advises individuals, businesses, officers, directors, agents, independent contractors and employees in employment matters, contractual controversies, and pre-litigation dispute resolution.

Sam also routinely represents and advises property owners, secured lenders, title companies, and escrow companies in connection with litigation and disputes affecting property, and has successfully represented clients in quiet title, declaratory relief, fraud, interference, unfair competition, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and insurance bad faith actions.

Successful Pro Bono Work

  • Representation of various indigent and battered women in New York Family Courts in connection with adoption, child support, and child custody disputes; and
  • Representation of female Somali asylum seeker subjected to horrific abuses



Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2008. Honors and Activities: Order of the Barristers recipient for excellence in oral advocacy; National Moot Court Team; Senior Editor of the Wake Forest Intellectual Property Journal. Winner of several achievement awards for writing and academic excellence.


California State University of Sacramento, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004. Honors and Activities: Male Student- Athlete of the Year; Three time Academic All- Conference; Phi Alpha Theta National Honor's Society member. Golden Key National Honor's Society member; Phi Kappa Phi National Honor's Society member.

Memberships & Affiliations

San Diego Bar Association, Member


Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Member

Bar Admissions

State of California State of New York


U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York