Sam Burgess

Samuel E. Burgess


Sam Burgess focuses his practice on public finance law.

Prior to joining Locke Lord, Sam worked on complex public company mergers and acquisitions at a large, international law firm in Boston.

Prior to going into private practice, Sam served as a Law Clerk to Associate Justice Paul C. Thissen of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2020
  • B.A., Political Science and Music, summa cum laude, Furman University, 2014
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, Boston Bar Association
Awards & Recognitions
    • Rappaport Fellow, The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy (2018)
Professional History
    • Law Clerk, Associate Justice Paul C. Thissen, Minnesota Supreme Court, St. Paul, Minn.
    • Legal Intern, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Boston
    • Internal Auditor, Unum Group, Portland, Maine