Sam Woodall is a partner in the Firm’s General Practice Group. Mr. Woodall joined the Firm from Capitol Hill where he served as deputy staff director of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. He represents a variety of clients before the U.S. Congress, as well as executive branch and independent federal regulatory agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Financial Stability Oversight Council. Mr. Woodall has participated, on behalf of the Firm’s clients, in the Congressional deliberations leading to enactment of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the USA PATRIOT Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, and, most recently, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, as well as other subsequent COVID-related legislation, regulation, and guidance.
Mr. Woodall received the Burton Award for Legal Writing in 2011 for “Introducing Dodd-Frank,” co-authored with Sergio Galvis and published in Latin Lawyer. He also oversees production of the S&C Financial Services Digest, a weekly client publication that tracks legislative, regulatory and judicial developments in the financial services industry.