Sam received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2021. During law school, he served as an executive editor of the Harvard Law Review. He also interned with CLC, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Prior to law school, he worked as a high school math teacher. Sam received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College in 2015. He also holds an M.P.P from the Harvard Kennedy School.