WASHINGTON, DC—Dwayne Sam, an experienced communications and appellate litigation attorney, has joined Womble Bond Dickinson’s Washington office.

Dwayne represents clients in high-stakes, complex litigation concerning communications law, as well as administrative and constitutional law issues. His practice includes advocating for telecom companies in federal courts and FCC hearings, and he has particular experience in appeals. Dwayne has represented companies in matters involving Title II common carriers, TCPA compliance, satellite, wireless, cable and fiber, and internet issues under the Communications Act and Telecommunications Act of 1996. He is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association and the Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court.

In addition to his legal practice, Dwayne also serves as an adjunct professor at William & Mary Law School where he co-directs the Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic, which focuses on First Amendment (free speech and religion) and Fourth Amendment (search and seizure) cases in various federal courts of appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. 

“Communications law, including dispute resolution, has long been a strong suit for Womble Bond Dickinson. Dwayne is an experienced and talented communications litigator, and we are glad he will be helping serve our clients, said Womble Bond Dickinson Communications, Technology and Media Partner David Carter.

He comes to Womble Bond Dickinson from Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP in Washington. Before moving into private practice in 2014, he served as a law clerk to US District Court Judge George L. Russell, III, and US Court of Appeals Judge Janice Rogers Brown.