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As a member of Robinson Gray's core business litigation practice, Sam’s work is focused primarily on regulatory and administrative issues. Through his education and experience, Sam has developed an in-depth understanding of how policy and the law influence decision-making within regulatory frameworks.

Sam completed his bachelor’s degree and a Master of Public Administration degree at the University of South Carolina. During that time, he served eight years in the Army Reserves and was deployed to Baghdad in 2005. After law school at Wake Forest, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy, Sam worked at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C. Sam’s work at FERC focused on disputes between utilities, issues related to cost-of-service rate-making, transactions between affiliates, and wholesale power market rules. Most recently, Sam served as Advice Attorney at the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, providing legal and policy advice to various occupational licensing boards. While at LLR, he served as Advice Counsel for the S.C. Board of Nursing, providing legal advice on disciplinary cases and preparing the Board for the implementation of the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact.
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. (2013)
    • Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy, editor-in-chief
    • Youth Advocacy Group, tutor
  • University of South Carolina, MPA (2010)
    • Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society, USC Chapter, president
  • University of South Carolina, B.A. in International Studies (2007)
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar
    • Administrative and Regulatory Law Committee
    • Diversity Committee (Chair, 2021-2022)
    • Diversity Committee (Vice Chair, 2020-2021)
  • Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce