Sam is a Senior Staff Attorney in the Elder Law Practice of the Public Benefits Unit.  She advises and represents low-income seniors on a variety of health care and home care matters. Sam also assists clients with advance planning documents, including Medical Advance Directives, Powers of Attorney and Last Wills and Testaments. Sam provides direct legal assistance to many of her clients in their own communities by staffing NYLAG’s mobile legal van, counseling seniors in their community centers and conducting home visits.  Before joining NYLAG, she practiced corporate law at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.  Sam graduated magna cum laude from University of Pennsylvania and received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School.