Paul Sampson

Paul Sampson is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. office. He has represented individuals and corporations in appeals, complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal matters, and federal regulatory proceedings. He has experience in all aspects of pre-trial and post-trial activity, including discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiations, and appeals, including appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court. Before joining Wilkinson, Walsh + Eskovitz, Paul practiced at Sidley Austin LLP.

Paul began his legal career clerking for Justice Thomas R. Lee, of the Utah Supreme Court, and then Judge Kent A. Jordan, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Paul graduated magna cum laude from the Brigham Young University Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the BYU Law Review. He earned his undergraduate degree in history from Brigham Young University.


Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Plea Bargain Negotiations, 2010 BYU L. Rev. 251.


English, Spanish


  • Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, B.A., 2006.
  • Law: Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010.


  • Judge Thomas R. Lee, Utah Supreme Court (2010 – 2011).
  • Judge Kent A. Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2012 – 2013).