Practice Emphasis and Experience
Meet Sam Kramer
Sam practices primarily in the areas of civil rights and employment litigation. Sam also has experience with whistleblower and consumer protection law.
Prior to joining the firm, Sam was a litigation fellow at Katz Marshall & Banks in Washington, DC. While at KMB, Sam represented clients at all stages of civil rights, employment, and whistleblower litigation including client intakes, initial consultations, offers of settlement, discovery, pleadings, and mediation.
While in law school, Sam served as a law clerk at Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll in Washington, DC and interned for the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. He was also a Public Interest Fellow, Vice President of the American Constitution Society, moot court finalist, and pro bono volunteer at the Employment Justice Center. He gained valuable experience as a student attorney at the Institute for Public Representation Civil Rights and Public Interest Clinic, where he wrote and filed civil complaints, discovery requests, and motions for summary judgment for clients with employment and consumer protection claims in state courts.
Sam spent time in the public sector before attending law school. He was a federal education policy specialist at the Minnesota Department of Education. Before that, he independently produced legislative research and policy analysis for the Minnesota Senate Majority Leader.
Professional and Civic Involvement
Washington State Bar Association
Washington Employment Lawyers Association
JD, magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center (2015)
LLM International Law (Human Rights and Security), Dean’s Prize, University of Liverpool, UK (2009)
BA Political Science and Journalism, summa cum laude, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (2007)
Washington, admitted 2015
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington