February 2, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 33

Laurent Samuel

Laurent Samuel provides economic and financial analysis and expert support in all phases of commercial litigation. Mr. Samuel has addressed alleged market manipulation in commodities and FX markets, and trading issues arising in equity markets. He has substantial experience directing analyses of large and complex, high-frequency financial datasets, from both private entities and trading exchanges. Mr. Samuel has also consulted on alleged antitrust behavior related to futures exchanges and U.S. health insurance markets and in multiple corporate and asset valuation matters.

Selected industry experience

Banking (retail, investment, capital markets), commodities (agriculture, energy, metals), and equity and fixed income markets


  • Harvard University, M.B.A.
  • McGill University, B. Comm. (with distinction)

Articles in the National Law Review database by Laurent Samuel

Cornerstone Research has been named a Go-To Thought Leader in the field of Utilities and Transportation Law by the National Law Review. The firm, headed by authors Nicole M. Moran, Chanel F. O'Neill, and Laurent Samuel, has provided significant coverage of the latest news in crude oil price changes globally, detailing how worldwide sanctions, the Russo-Ukrainian conflict, and other notable challenges impacting the petroleum markets in recent years.