Sam represents sellers and purchasers of major office buildings, apartment complexes, hotels, and retail establishments. He also represents landlords and tenants in office, retail, restaurant and garage leases, and has negotiated important ground leases on behalf of ground lessors and lessees. He also routinely handles major ground lease rent reset arbitrations.
Each year since 2012, Sam has been selected as a Notable Practitioner in the Real Estate section by Chambers USA, the leading legal directory that publishes annual rankings based on interviews with thousands of clients. He was lauded by clients as "an excellent lawyer; a deal maker who is very rational and clear-sighted,” further commenting that, "He makes everything simple and to the point." Chambers noted that, “He regularly represents clients in high-value ground lease transactions."