Sam advises technology and life sciences companies on a broad range of matters, including privacy and data security, complex commercial and securities litigation, and internal investigations. His experience includes litigating claims related to the Federal Wiretap Act, Stored Communications Act, California Consumer Privacy Act, Securities Acts, unfair competition and false advertising laws, and common law negligence and unjust enrichment.

Sam also maintains an active pro bono practice, working regularly with non-profit partners such as the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, Bay Area Legal Aid, the ACLU Foundation of Northern California, and the Center for Investigative Reporting, on Freedom of Information Act disputes, federal prisoners’ rights cases, and impact litigation related to civil rights.

While in law school, Sam served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Technology and Co-President of the Program on Understanding Law, Science & Evidence. He also served as an extern to two federal judges, was an honors intern at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and worked as a summer associate at a boutique trial and appellate firm, where he dealt with financial technology disputes.

In his free time, Sam enjoys snowboarding, playing basketball, and volunteering for organizations like Tax-Aid.

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Education & Admissions

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law

B.A., Political Science and Government
University of California, Los Angeles

Admitted to practice in California


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