Sam McHale represents clients facing complex litigation matters. He previously clerked for the Honorable Catherine C. Blake of the US District Court for the District of Maryland. During law school, Mr. McHale was a judicial intern for the Honorable Randolph D. Moss of the US District Court for the District of Columbia and a research and teaching assistant for a professor of constitutional law. 

Prior to his legal career, Mr. McHale taught US History, World History and Sociology at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, Massachusetts. He also served on the Executive Board of the Teachers’ Union and was an advisor to the LGBTQ student group and the Human Rights group. He was awarded a Fulbright grant to travel to Košice, Slovakia, where he taught US history and English at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University.


  • Education

    • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2020

      magna cum laude

      Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review

      Henry C. Loughlin Prize

    • MA, Teaching, History, Fitchburg State University, 2014

    • BA, American Studies, Skidmore College, 2007

      Fulbright Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa 
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York

    • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

    • US District Court for the District of Maryland

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Catherine C. Blake, US District Court for the District of Maryland, 2020 - 2021