Samuel M. Strongin *


Samuel Strongin

Samuel Strongin focuses his practice on complex litigation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Strongin served as a law clerk for the Honorable Diana Gribbon Motz of US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Honorable Leo T. Sorokin of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Massachusetts. While attending the University of Virginia School of Law, he worked as a summer associate at the firm and as an intern for the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson and Beryl A. Howell of the US District Court for the District of Columbia. He also participated in the school's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.


  • "When Thirteen is (Still) Greater Than Fourteen: The Continued Expansive Scope of Congressional Authority under the Thirteenth Amendment in a post-City of Boerne v. Flores World," 102 Va. L. Rev. 501 (2016).

*Admitted to practice only in Virginia. Supervision by members of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.

Publications & News


March 8, 2018

An Escobar Roundup: Falsity, Materiality, and Scienter

Since the Supreme Court's June 2016 decision in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 136 S. Ct. 1989 (2016), lower courts have debated when implied certification claims are viable under the False Claims Act (FCA).


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JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2015, Order of the Coif, Z Society Shannon Award, Jackson Walker LLP Award, Carl M. Franklin Prize

BA, Government, with distinction, University of Virginia, 2012

Bar Admissions



The Hon. Diana Gribbon Motz, US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2016 - 2017

The Hon. Leo T. Sorokin, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2016 - 2017

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