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Scott H. Saham

Scott H. Saham

I have brought to the Firm skills that I honed as a federal prosecutor trying felony drug cases.


Scott Saham is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office, where his practice focuses on complex securities litigation. He is licensed to practice law in both California and Michigan.

Most recently, Saham was part of the litigation team in Schuh v. HCA Holdings, Inc., which resulted in a $215 million recovery for shareholders, the largest securities class action recovery ever in Tennessee. He also served as lead counsel prosecuting the Pharmacia securities litigation in the District of New Jersey, which resulted in a $164 million recovery. Additionally, Saham was lead counsel in the In re Coca-Cola Sec. Litig. in the Northern District of Georgia, which resulted in a $137.5 million recovery after nearly eight years of litigation. He also obtained reversal from the California Court of Appeal of the trial court’s initial dismissal of the landmark Countrywide mortgage-backed securities action. This decision is reported as Luther v. Countrywide Fin. Corp., 195 Cal. App. 4th 789 (2011), and following this ruling that revived the action the case settled for $500 million. 

Prior to joining the Firm, Saham served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of California, where he tried over 20 felony jury trials. 

Saham received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

Practice Areas


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1995
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1992


  • California
  • Michigan
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Ninth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

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