Sam Sneed’s practice focuses on the intersection of business, law and technology. She regularly advises and trains clients on areas of law including: Intellectual property protection and transfer; Corporate governance and fiduciary duties; Business formation, transactions, and dissolution; Government contracts and grants; and, Confidentiality, privacy and cybersecurity.
Sam aims to provide practical, comprehensive guidance grounded in the perspectives of technologists, businesspeople, and those they serve. By advising clients on how to protect, use, share, and commercialize information and technology, Sam helps for-profit, non-profit and government organizations to align their human and technological resources.
Sam holds a BS in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Denver and is a graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law. Her past experience includes policy research for the Hawai`i Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) Energy Planning and Policy Office, and assisting in design and validation of SCADA electrical grid displays for the U.S. Department of Energy Western Area Power Administration office in Folsom, California.