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Sam Buffone



Meet Sam

Samuel John Buffone Jr., an innovative legal thinker and seasoned litigator, is a founding partner of Black & Buffone PLLC. Mr. Buffone is a former federal prosecutor with deep experience uncovering and stopping fraud and knows how to make sure a whistleblower is heard, not silenced. Mr. Buffone has extensive experience in complex litigation and knows how to understand and explain a complex business.

Prior to founding Black & Buffone, Mr. Buffone was Senior Trial Counsel in the Fraud Section of the US Department of Justice. The Fraud Section has the primary authority to investigate and prosecute fraud against the United States, and during his time as a federal prosecutor, Mr. Buffone led investigations under the False Claims Act, FIRREA, the Stark Law, and the Anti-Kickback Statute. His work at DOJ led to recoveries totaling over $2 billion, and lead some of DOJ’s most novel and complex investigations.