Sam is an associate in our Silicon Valley office.

Samuel T. Lam
Silicon Valley
P+1 650 463 5393

Sam is an intellectual property associate. Sam specializes in corporate partnering, strategic alliances, technology protection, and licensing and commercialization of intellectual property and technology assets.

Sam focuses on transactional IP issues related to our clients’ financing and M&A activities.

Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Sam was an associate at Alston & Bird LLP and Jones Day, where his practice centered around intellectual property litigation and international arbitration covering a wide range of products and technologies, including medical and semiconductor devices, software, and wireless telecommunications. Prior to law school, Sam was a software engineer at a local startup.


  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Physics