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Sam, a Cincinnati native, is an Associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. She practices in the areas of trademark, privacy, copyright, entertainment, and internet law. Sam began at FBT as a Summer Associate where she completed substantive work across a variety of practice areas and industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Sam was a Law Clerk with GE Aviation. There she worked in Military Systems Operations and analyzed government contracts and requests for proposals from foreign governments. She also conducted legal research, studied deal proposals, and took part in executive meetings.

While completing her J.D. at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Sam participated in the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic at UC law, helping local start-up businesses. In addition, she was  the co-managing Editor of the Human Rights Quarterly and a blog editor for the University of Cincinnati Law Review. In her free time, Sam enjoys participating in local non-profits, including the Cincinnati Art Museum and Women Helping Women.

Other Info About Sam


Law School

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2021, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

Undergraduate School

Kenyon College, B.A., Art History, 2017, cum laude
Minor in Classics, Concentration in Law and Society

Bar Memberships

Sam is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 2021


Local & National Recognition

University of Cincinnati College of Law

Dean’s Honors List, Spring 2019 – Spring 2021

CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Highest Grade in Introduction to I.P., Fall 2019

CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Highest Grade in Copyright Law, Spring 2021

Henry A. Morrill Constitutional Law II Prize, Spring 2019 Spring

Gustavus Henry Wald Memorial Contracts Prize for Highest Grade in Contracts, Fall 2018

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Cincinnati Art Museum Women’s Association, Member

Women Helping Women Governance Committee, Member