Sam is a registered patent attorney specializing in the software, telecommunication, and electrical arts. Prior to joining the firm, Sam worked as a patent analyst, and gained exposure to a broad range of technologies. During law school, Sam worked as a prior art researcher at the University of Florida's Office of Technology Licensing, and as a summer associate in the patent practice of a Portland-based firm. Sam also served as a board member on his law school’s Journal of Technology Law & Policy, and was vice president of the school’s Intellectual Property & Technology Law Association. Prior to attending law school, Sam gained several years of technical experience in the wireless communication and medical imaging fields.