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Government Experience

  • The White House—Associate, Office of Presidential Personnel (2015–2016)
  • Department of Commerce—Special Assistant, Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration (2016–2017)


  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (2015) magna cum laude
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2020) magna cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Samuel H. Ruddy

Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2564
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Samuel H. Ruddy is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office, where he is a member of the firm’s Health Care and Insurance/Reinsurance groups. His practice primarily involves complex litigation in federal, state, and arbitral forums.

Sam received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Environmental Law Review and a member of the Appellate Litigation Clinic. As part of the Appellate Litigation Clinic, Sam wrote briefs in cutting-edge immigration and habeas corpus cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Board of Immigration Appeals. He also interned for the Honorable Patty Shwartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Honorable Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Prior to law school, Sam served in the Obama Administration, first as an associate in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel and then as a special assistant in the Enforcement & Compliance division of the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. He received his B.A. in political science, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Maryland


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