Sam joined the CGH team in January 2022 as a litigation law clerk. Sam was born in Philadelphia, raised in Virginia, and is a first-generation American to a family of Russian immigrants.
Sam graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2019. Now in his last year at the University of Colorado Law School, Sam has represented incarcerated people with disabilities as a student attorney, advocating for the development of accessible communications in carceral facilities on behalf of an accessibility coalition. As a student attorney, Sam also testified before the Colorado Senate Business Committee in support of the Consumer Right to Repair Powered Wheelchairs Bill – the nation’s first right-to-repair state law to be enacted. Outside of law school, Sam has worked in various capacities at personal injury and workers’ compensation law firms where he developed a deep appreciation for supporting victims of traumatic injuries. Sam aspires to continue vigorously defending the rights of injury victims as a personal injury attorney after he graduates from law school. In his free time, Sam enjoys boxing, lifting, snowboarding, and playing piano.