Samuel C. Wolf

Contact Details


16633 Ventura Blvd. Eleventh Floor, Encino, CA 91436


Samuel C. Wolf is an Associate Attorney. He represents both state and national franchise clients in both transaction and litigation matters.

Mr. Wolf’s practice encompasses a wide range of industry experience, including defense of government investigations and work with staffing and professional services, retail, and other franchises. Mr. Wolf’s practice centers on negotiating and drafting corporate and franchise related agreements, preparing and registering franchise disclosure documents, area development agreements, termination agreements, beer distribution agreements, closing acquisition and sale transactions, resolving regulatory problems and advising clients on regulatory and franchisee/franchisor relational matters in mergers and acquisitions. He also has experience representing employers in defense of wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination claims.

A graduate of Southwestern Law School, Mr. Wolf received the Dean’s Merit Scholarship from 2010-2012, and the CALI “Excellence for the Future” Award, in Trial Advocacy Seminar.

While attending Southwestern, Mr. Wolf served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Philip S. Gutierrez, United States District Court Judge for the Central District of California. He also interned at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where he prepared a draft memorandum that became an official part of the presiding judge’s sentencing decision.

Mr. Wolf graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He made the Dean’s List and spent a semester studying abroad, at the Institute of Italian Studies in Florence. Mr. Wolf graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science.

While studying for his dual majors at the University of Wisconsin, Mr. Wolf worked for a Division of Goldman Sachs as an analyst for its Western Regional Commercial Real Estate Investment Team – evaluating profitability potential, analyzing geographic statistics and converting findings into cash flow models.

A member of the State Bar of California, Los Angeles County, and San Fernando Valley Bar Associations, Mr. Wolf has been recognized as one of Southern California’s Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine.

He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of California and the United States District Court, Central District of California.



Franchise Law & Business Litigation

Law Firm

Lewitt Hackman Shapiro Marshall & Harlan

Area of Practice

Business Litigation, Corporate, Franchise, Real Estate


California, Supreme Court of the State of California, United States District Court, Central District of California.

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of California, American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, SFV Southwestern Alumni Group.


Southwestern Law School, Juris Doctor (2012); University of Wisconsin, Madison, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and History (2009)