Samuel M. Kouri

Samuel M. Kouri

Minneapolis P +1 (612) 492-6439 F +1 (952) 516-5529


Sam helps clients achieve their business goals in a tax efficient manner.

Sam has a broad tax practice which includes advising clients on the U.S. tax implications of domestic and international transactions, representing clients in all aspects of federal and state tax controversies, and advising Indian tribes and tribal entities on tax issues.

Sam is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Prior to joining Dorsey, Sam worked for multiple Big Four accounting firms in their M&A and Transaction Tax practices.

Education & Admissions

New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 2017)

University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 2014), cum laude

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Bachelors, 2011)


  • Minnesota
  • New York

Industries & Practices

Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Cannabis
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Emerging Companies
  • Executive Compensation
  • Indian & Alaska Native
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Private Equity
  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
Samuel M. Kouri