Sam Ferenc focuses on complex civil and appellate litigation in federal and state courts with an emphasis on administrative law. He has represented clients in the health care, transportation and insurance sectors in high-stakes litigation at the trial and appellate levels and in proceedings before federal agencies. He has also assisted multinational companies in navigating complex federal statutory and regulatory regimes and developing strategies for global litigation.

Mr. Ferenc also maintains a robust pro bono practice with a focus on voting rights, criminal justice and environmental conservation litigation.

Mr. Ferenc joined the firm after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Harry T. Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Honorable George J. Hazel of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he received the John Ordronaux Prize for achieving the highest academic average in his graduating class. He also received the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize and was a James Kent Scholar and a member of the Columbia Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Cornell University.

Perspectives

What Ford Ruling Clarifies About Personal Jurisdiction
Appellate Law360, Product Liability Law360, Transportation Law360
Is Personal Jurisdiction "Built for the Road Ahead?" A Closer Look at Ford v. Montana
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2018, John Ordronaux Prize, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize, James Kent Scholar
  • BA, Government, Linguistics, Cornell University, 2012, magna cum laude
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Columbia
  • US District Court, District of Maryland
Clerkships
  • US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, The Honorable Harry T. Edwards
  • US District Court, District of Maryland, The Honorable George J. Hazel
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