Sam has served on the CLADC Board since 2007. During that time, he has also served as clinic director at the Central Union Mission clinic and as a volunteer. Sam is currently a Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for an artificial intelligence company headquartered in Washington, D.C. Previously, Sam was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for a global education technology company. From 2005-2010, Sam worked in the Washington, DC office of a large law firm. At the firm, he represented clients across the communications, education, healthcare, aerospace and defense industries in a variety of matters including mergers & acquisitions, private equity, cross-border transactions, corporate governance, venture capital and securities. Sam received his J.D. with honors in 2005 from Georgetown University Law Center where he taught legal research and writing and was Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. He graduated with highest honors from Cedarville University in 2001 and studied abroad at Oxford University, Keble College. Sam lives in the Washington, DC metro region with his artist wife and their two children. His interests include travel and fly-fishing (weather and children permitting).