Samer B. Korkor
Adjunct Professor of Law
University in St. Louis School of Law;
Case Western Reserve University; and
Science), Case Western Reserve University
Korkor's main interests are in the areas of legal and medical ethics, white
collar crime, antitrust law, and legal writing. Professor Korkor is an
associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and works in the firm's the
Antitrust and Business Fraud Groups.
Professor Korkor represents clients in an array of criminal and civil matters.
Among his focuses is federal criminal antitrust, bribery, and fraud
investigations and prosecutions involving both corporate and individual clients.
An experienced associate and former federal clerk, Professor Korkor has served
as a lead associate in matters related to alleged violations of antitrust laws,
anti-bribery laws, insider trading laws, accounting fraud, mail and wire fraud,
state ethics rules, and other laws. In the civil realm, Professor Korkor has
represented plaintiffs and defendants in commercial and antitrust litigation in
federal courts and in international arbitration. Additionally, Professor Korkor
often assists clients in conducting internal compliance reviews, and formulating
or modifying legal compliance programs. Professor Korkor assists clients based
in the U.S. and abroad – he has represented and defended clients in Europe,
Canada, Asia, and the Middle East.
Professor Korkor is a
Fulbright Scholar and is fluent in Arabic, a skill he has put to use in his
international work. Professor Korkor takes seriously his duty to provide pro
bono legal services to those who cannot afford counsel. Most recently,
Professor Korkor served as counsel of record on behalf of amici curiae
before the U.S. Supreme Court in a Title VII employment retaliation matter. His
representation assisted his firm to earn the "Advocate Law Firm of the Year
Award” in 2013. Professor Korkor is recognized on the Capital Pro Bono Honor
served as a law clerk to the Honorable David A. Katz in the Northern District of
Ohio, Western Division. He was a Fulbright scholar in Damascus, Syria, where he
lectured at universities and conducted country-wide research on issues in
Bioethics. Professor Korkor was also a fellow at the World Health Organization
in Switzerland, the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, and the Hastings
Center in New York. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, Sixth
Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, State of Ohio, and Northern
District of Ohio.
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Enforcement of the
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the Healthcare Industry and the Implications
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Explosion: Challenges for Bioethics, The Hastings Center, Bioethics Forum
(November 26, 2012).
Legislation in the United States and United Kingdom: A Comparative Analysis of
Scope and Sentencing (with Margaret Ryznar), 76 MO. L. REV. 415 (Spring,
Influences on End of Life Decision Making in a Syrian Context, Romanian Journal
of Bioethics, Vol 2.3 (2004).