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sAMI rASHID, Esq. - Board OF DIRECTORS Member

Sami H. Rashid is a partner in Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP ‘s New York office.  Sami has extensive experience representing both corporate plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust and other complex commercial litigation, including class actions.  Sami has also represented companies in numerous fraud and breach of contract cases. In addition to his strong commercial litigation expertise, Sami served as a policy and legal officer for the United Nations in Amman, Jordan from 2014-2015.

Sami received his J.D, cum laude, from New York University School of Law in 2005. 

Notable Representations

Currently serving as co-lead counsel for investors alleging manipulation of the London Gold Fixing, an international pricing benchmark for gold, by several major banks.

Currently defending JBS USA in putative antitrust class actions brought by direct and indirect pork purchasers alleging a conspiracy to reduce output and raise the prices of pork.

Currently representing major private water company in antitrust class action against chemical manufacturers.

Successfully represented Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) in antitrust and RICO class action in which plaintiffs sought hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. In 2016, Sami and other members of the team obtained dismissal of all claims against FIFA.

Part of trial team that successfully represented Solutia Inc. in an action for specific performance of a $2 billion exit financing facility that had been guaranteed by certain banks, with the case settling favorably on the eve of closing arguments.