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As the youngest of three brothers, Sam Pondrom learned early on how to work effectively as part of a team.  After graduating from Oklahoma State, an intrinsic sense of curiosity and a keen eye for details led Sam to work as an accountant for two Engineering-News Record top 40 construction firms.  It was here where he honed his ability to analyze complex issues and craft clear, concise answers.  Sam utilizes these skills to work in partnership with our clients to resolve their complex business and regulatory concerns in the most simple, straightforward way.

Outside of the office, Sam enjoys cooking, playing basketball, running, watching Oklahoma State football and Dallas Mavericks basketball, traveling, and trying new restaurants.  He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

EDUCATION

Oklahoma State University, May 2006

Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Marketing Minor

SMU Dedman School of Law, May 2015

Juris Doctor

ADMISSIONS AND HONORS

State of Texas 2015

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas 2016

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas 2016

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas 2016

SMU International Law Review Association – Articles Editor, Best Comment Finalist

SMU Small Business Clinic Student Attorney 2014

SMU Student Bar Association Vice President

Federal Judicial Extern to the Honorable Paul D. Stickney Fall 2013

Dean’s Scholarship Recipient

ASSOCIATIONS

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Texas Health Lawyers’ Association