Interview with Sam Ramer, ex-senior associate counsel to the President

Author: John Crabb | Published: 23 Apr 2019

Sam Ramer most recently served as senior associate counsel to the President at the White House and has held top positions in the executive and legislative branches of the US Government, including the Department of Justice (DoJ). 

This year, he left the administration to join Norton Rose Fulbright to work in the global regulations, investigations, securities, compliance and white collar crime practices. Ramer sat down with Americas editor John Crabb to discuss the switch and his time at the White House. 

Let’s start by talking about why you have made this switch, what attracted you to private practice? When you work in high-level government offices, at some point you have to come to terms with the fact that the clock is ticking, and that soon your time will be up. Even if you get two terms, your team eventually moves on. It’s imperative for you to decide...