Sam focuses her practice on a wide range of matters, including employment and business law. She represents companies, employees, and executives in both federal and state litigation and personnel matters. A portion of her litigation practice is dedicated to post-employment litigation, involving fraud, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, leaked confidential information, defamation, and civil conspiracy.
Prior to joining Berenzweig Leonard, Sam served as law clerk to the Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr. of the Court of Appeals of Virginia and law clerk to the Honorable Craig D. Johnston, then acting Chief Judge, of the Prince William County Circuit Court. During law school, Sam worked at various Northern Virginia law offices specializing in business litigation, employment and labor law, and wills, trusts, and estates, interned for the Honorable Reggie B. Walton of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and participated in Berenzweig Leonard’s Law Clerk Program. Prior to law school, Sam was a paralegal at one of Washington, D.C.’s top law firms, and was selected to participate in a pro bono rotation at a center to help families in need.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2015||02/12/2017|
|Associate Attorney||Berenzweig Leonard LLP||2017 - Present|
|Law Clerk to the Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr.||Court of Appeals of Virginia||2016 - 2017|
|Law Clerk to the Honorable Craig D. Johnston, Chief Judge||31st Judicial Circuit of Virginia||2015 - 2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fairfax County Bar Association||Member, Employment and Business Law Sections||2016 - Present|
|IRMI, Employment Practices Liability Consultant||Top 10 Best Workplace Practices for Reasonably Accommodating Those with Mental Health Disorders||2018|
|George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal||The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 – As Amended: Remedying the Boundary that Congress Overstepped||2014|
|George Mason University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2015|
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2010|
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