Mr. Samini is a founding Partner with the firm of Samini Law Group. Mr. Samini’s prior law firm affiliations include: The Supreme Court of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio where he practiced as a extern to the Honorable Justice Paul E. Pfeifer in 1993; The Riverside County District Attorneys’ Office, Riverside, California, where he practiced as a summer associate in the special/financial crimes section in 1994; Voss, Cook & Thel, LLP, Newport Beach, California, where he practiced as an associate in the Real Estate, Corporate and Tax Departments from 1996 to 1998; and Bridgford, Knottnerus & Gleason where he advised the firm on an Of-Counsel basis from 1998 to 2001.

Mr. Samini’s practice focuses on complex corporate, real estate and international transactions as well as EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program and multi-unit franchisee representation. He serves as the firm’s chair of the following groups: Immigration/EB-5; Real Estate & Land Use; and Financial Reorganization & Restructuring.

Mr. Samini’s practice is focused on complex corporate, real estate and international transactions. Mr. Samini’s experience includes all aspects of real estate acquisition, development, financing, construction, construction management, land use planning, and selection of the appropriate organizational or transactional structure. Mr. Samini’s vast transactional experience in both commercial and real estate matters has positioned him as an able advocate in assisting real estate developers and businesses navigate through the EB-5 Project approval and EB-5 Regional Center designation processes.

Mr. Samini has represented both as general counsel and outside general counsel, to multi-unit franchisees of Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, Dunkin Brands, Roundtable Pizza, ARCO, Shell Oil, Verizon Wireless and Cingular Wireless, among others.


University of Southern California – B.A., Political Science
The Ohio State University, College of Law – J.D.


State of California
Central District of California
United States Supreme Court