Samir Doshi joined Susman Godfrey after clerking at all three levels of the federal judiciary, most recently for Chief Justice of the United States, John G. Roberts, Jr., and previously for Judge Raymond J. Lohier, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Judge Randolph D. Moss of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Samir has also served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the United States Department of Justice, where he assisted in the briefing and preparation of argument for matters on behalf of the federal government in the U.S. Supreme Court. As a Bristow Fellow, Samir also served as counsel of record in two cases in the Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits.
Samir is a graduate of the Yale Law School, where he received the Thurman Arnold Prize (best oralist, Morris Tyler Moot Court Competition); the Potter Stewart Prize (best team, Morris Tyler Moot Court Competition); the William E. Miller Prize (best paper concerning the Bill of Rights); and the John Fletcher Caskey Prize (best oralist, Barristers’ Union Mock Trial Competition). While at Yale, Samir was selected as a Coker Fellow in Contracts, served as Notes and Comments editor on the Yale Law Journal, and served as co-President of the Trial Advocacy Team.
Samir received his B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University, where he was selected as commencement speaker for the Government Department and received an “All American” award from the American Mock Trial Association. Samir has published in the Harvard Law School Forum for Corporate Governance, and, prior to law school, worked as management consultant at McKinsey & Company.
- Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States
- Honorable Raymond J. Lohier, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- Honorable Randolph D. Moss, United States District Court for the District of Columbia
- Yale Law School (J.D.)
- Notes and Comments Editor, Yale Law Journal
- Thurman Arnold Prize
- Potter Stewart Prize
- William E. Miller Prize
- John Fletcher Caskey Prize
- Coker Fellow, Contracts
- Cornell University (B.A., magna cum laude, with distinction in all subjects)
- Phi Beta Kappa
- All American award, American Mock Trial Association
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- The Timing of Schedule 13D, Harvard Law School Forum for Corporate Governance (2019)