Sam litigates complex business disputes and defends lawyers in legal malpractice cases.
Recognitions & Awards
Selected for The Best Lawyers in America in Professional Malpractice Law, a Woodward/White, Inc. publication, 2007-2016
Member, The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
University of Texas Law School Adjunct Professor, 1996-2000
Law Clerk for the Honorable Sidney A. Fitzwater, U.S. District Court, Dallas, Texas, 1987-1988
Order of the Coif
Texas Law Review
Chancellors, University of Texas Law School
Phi Beta Kappa, 1982
Truman Scholar of Texas, 1983
Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters business, Civil Litigation: Defense 2003 - 2016
Bar Admissions & Activities
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Professional Liability Defense Association
Baylor University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1984
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with high honors, 1987
Articles & Presentations
Speaker, 1987-2000, University of Houston Continuing Legal Education Series, "Rule 166B, Scope of Discovery."
Speaker, 2002-2009, University of Houston Continuing Legal Education Services, "Ethical Issues for the Real Estate Lawyer."
Numerous CLE presentations on lawyer ethics, legal malpractice and civil litigation.