Phillip Samouris has represented clients in business and commercial litigation in San Diego for over 20 years.
Mr. Samouris has effectively represented companies in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret lawsuits, partnership and contractual disputes, interference with business relations, investor lawsuits, fraud, professional malpractice and employment issues.
Mr. Samouris has also developed a specialty in Indian sovereignty claims, representing a prominent San Diego County Indian tribe, the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians.
He was Moderator for a panel on “Understanding Tribal Sovereignty” at the Seventh Annual Native American Tribal Casino & Hotel Development Conference in San Diego in April, 2014 at Harrah’s Rincon Casino.
Mr. Samouris has personally handled numerous jury trials and arbitrations and was appointed Commissioner on the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation (JNE Commission), an agency of the State Bar which evaluates judicial candidates nominated by the Governor.