Sam joined Walsh Law as an associate in 2023. He came to Walsh Law from Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick PLLC, where he litigated high-stakes cases for plaintiffs and corporate defendants. He also maintained an active pro bono practice, representing clients in Maryland criminal court and the housing conditions court in Washington, DC. Sam’s move to Walsh Law reflects his passion for representing individual plaintiffs on the front lines of major national litigation.
Sam grew up in West Warwick, Rhode Island before earning his B.A. in Political Science at Yale University. While at Yale, he served as captain of the Men’s Varsity Basketball Team and he received the Roosevelt L. Thompson Prize for his dedication to serving his class and community.
Sam earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where professors awarded him the Gerald Gunther and John Hart Ely Prizes for outstanding performance in classwork.
Following Stanford, Sam served as law clerk to the Honorable Patty Shwartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Honorable Timothy S. Hillman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.