Samuel A.A. Levine is a consumer protection attorney in the Federal Trade Commission’s Chicago Office, which he joined in August 2016 following a clerkship with The Honorable Milton I. Shadur in the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to joining the federal government, Sam served for three years in the Illinois Attorney General's Consumer Fraud Bureau, where he brought cases against predatory for-profit colleges and helped secure more than $18 million in loan forgiveness for Illinois students.
Sam is a 2012 cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where as a clinical student he argued a case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that resulted in expanded protections for homeowners facing foreclosure. Upon graduation from law school, Sam received the Gary Bellow Public Service Award in recognition of his commitment to social justice. Sam first fell in love with Chicago as a tutor and after-school program leader with City Year, where he worked before law school.