Samuel C. Sneed

Associate 619.810.4340


As a senior litigation associate passionate about law, Samuel C. Sneed engages in efficient, effective and fervent advocacy on behalf of both individuals and businesses. His business experience includes representing clients in commercial litigation, business torts, labor and employment disputes, real estate litigation, class-action defense and alternative dispute resolution matters.

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.

Sam’s successful pro bono work includes representation of various indigent and battered women in New York Family Courts in cases related to adoption, child support and child custody disputes. Additionally, he represented a female Somali asylum seeker subjected to horrific abuses.

Professional History

  • Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2013-present
  • Associate, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, 2008-13; Summer Associate, 2007
  • Summer Associate, Maynard Cooper & Gale PC., 2006-07



Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2008

Honors & Activities: Order of the Barristers recipient for excellence in oral advocacy; National Moot Court Team; Wake Forest Intellectual Property Journal, Senior Editor


California State University of Sacramento, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004 

Honors & 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 Courts for the Central District of California, Eastern District of California, Southern District of California, Eastern District of New York and Southern District of New York