Samuel Koh is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department and is a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Koh acts for clients in a range of complex international commercial disputes, and has experience in arbitrations conducted under a variety of institutional and ad hoc rules (including the ICC, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules). 

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Koh was an Associate Director at a leading dispute resolution firm in Singapore, where he appeared before the Singapore Courts and arbitral tribunals in commercial dispute matters. He was formerly a Justices’ Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Singapore, and has also been appointed Young Amicus Curiae in an appeal before the Singapore High Court that raised novel issues of criminal procedure.


  • Recognized by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2023. Mr. Koh is described by clients as being “on top of all the details and [having] a clear vision on how to progress the matters at the heart of the case.” 


  • Education

    • LLM, New York University, 2016

    • LLB, National University of Singapore, 2016

      First Class Honors

      Dean’s List (Overall, 2015, 2014, 2013), Clifford Chance Prize in International Commercial Arbitration, Law Society of Singapore Book Prize (2015, 2014), Shook Lin & Bok Prize (2014), The Gower Prize for Best in Company Law

  • Admissions

    • New York

    • Singapore

  • Languages

    • Chinese

    • English