Name: Sumit K. Arora
Firm Name: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Jurisdiction: USA - Texas
Practice Area: Contract Law

Telephone: 281.809.4078
Fax: 281.783.2176

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Professional Biography:

Sam Arora focuses his practice on construction and infrastructure projects, commercial litigation, government contracting, consumer finance, and financial institution regulations. He is a highly accomplished lawyer with extensive experience preparing contract documents for financial institutions, contract documents for large scale construction projects, handling commercial and construction disputes, insurance defense and coverage disputes, and overseeing litigation in both state and federal courts.

Sam also does extensive work in regulatory compliance on the local, state, and federal level for his consumer financial institution clients.

Sam has represented sureties, financial service and lending institutions, governmental entities, contractors, homebuilders, corporations, and individuals in various corporate disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Sam was of counsel in the Houston, Texas office of a well-established law firm in its litigation, construction, and surety practice sections. Previously, he concentrated his work in mergers and acquisitions and corporate and partnership taxation.

Sam participated in Oral Argument before the Texas Supreme Court in September 2017 in a matter relating to the enforceability and waiver of arbitration provisions.

Sam is a contributing lecturer with the Texas Organization of Financial Service Centers. He has lectured and authored “Good Funds Gone Bad – Legal and Practical Perspectives Regarding Funds Control in the Modern Surety Industry” for the Annual Southern Surety and Fidelity Claims Conference. He has also served as an editor to the Defense Research Institute’s publication The Business Suit.

While attending law school, Sam was a finalist in the Tulane Moot Court Competition. He was also honoured as the Team Coach for the National Pace Moot Court Competition in New York City.

Firm Overview:

Counsel to innovative companies and brands around the world

We help leaders create, expand, and protect the value of their companies and most prized assets by bringing an equal balance of business acumen, technical skill, and creative thinking to the opportunities and challenges they face.

Our attorneys and staff are committed to our clients’ success. We take the time to understand our clients’ businesses, and work collaboratively with them to achieve their business goals — whether managing complex transactions, tackling global compliance, succeeding in litigation, or protecting their intellectual property. By investing in their success, we have helped clients make their businesses better, smarter, and more protected.