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Sam Lioi's practice focuses on appellate advocacy and civil litigation.

Sam has experience in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels and on a range of substantive areas, including constitutional and administrative law, complex commercial and health care disputes, public nuisance, and other business torts. He has drafted briefs on various topics, including discovery, class certification, and pretrial issues, as well as merits, post-judgment, and appellate matters.

In addition, Sam maintains an active pro bono practice. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2022, he served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Jeffrey Sutton and Judge Eric Murphy at the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • BlueRibbon successfully challenges permitting and fee systems on federal landsJones Day successfully represented BlueRibbon Coalition, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to preserving access to public lands, in obtaining a preliminary injunction.
  • Kalshi files challenge to CFTC order rejecting listing of its Congressional Control ContractsJones Day is representing KalshiEX LLC (Kalshi) in litigation against its regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), challenging the CFTC's recent order to prohibit Kalshi from listing certain political event contracts on its regulated derivatives exchange.