Sam advises technology clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to blockchain and Web3 startups on a broad spectrum of issues, including privacy and data security, complex commercial and securities litigation, and government and internal investigations. His experience includes investigating and litigating claims related to the Federal Wiretap Act, Stored Communications Act, California Consumer Privacy Act, Securities Acts, federal bribery and insider trading, unfair competition and false advertising, and common law fraud, negligence, and breach of contract.
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 a variety of matters, including federal prisoners’ rights cases and impact litigation related to civil rights. In 2022, Sam was awarded with the Pro Bono Impact Award for his advocacy in Debt Collective v. San Mateo Superior Court, County of San Mateo.
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 and was an honors intern at the SEC.
In his free time, Sam enjoys snowboarding, playing basketball, and volunteering for organizations like Tax-Aid.