Samyoul is a finance attorney who focuses his practice on the areas of commercial finance and corporate transactions, representing banks and other financial institutions in a range of leveraged finance transactions. Samyoul also advises clients in the developing cryptocurrency and digital asset space, with a particular focus on crypto-secured lending and crypto transactions involving cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, stablecoins, and non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”).
Prior to joining Taft, Samyoul was an attorney at a Midwest-based law firm where he practiced commercial finance, corporate transactions, immigration law, and litigation. While in law school, he served as a legal intern for the New York City Transit Authority, specializing in managing operating contracts, price negotiations, and Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests. Samyoul also served as a legal intern for the Marion County Prosecutor's Office, where he worked closely with the Domestic Violence Unit.
Samyoul obtained his J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he served as president of the Asian Law Students Association and a member of the Dean's Student Advisory Board. He earned his B.A. at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Samyoul grew up in Canada and is fluent in Korean and proficient in French.
Samyoul is licensed to practice in Indiana and New Jersey. His Illinois license is pending.
Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence (2019)
All Service Areas
- Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (2019)
- McGill University (2015)
B.A., Political Science
- State - Indiana
- State - New Jersey
- Federal - Northern District of Indiana
- Federal - Southern District of Indiana
- Asian Pacific American Bar Association
- Indianapolis Art Center
Young Professionals Group, Former Board Member