Sam Boden is an associate in the environment, land, and natural resources group in the Harrisburg office. Sam assists a broad range of clients on the environmental aspects of project development, transactions, and government enforcement matters. He counsels clients on compliance under the full suite of environmental statutes, including the Clean Water Act (CWA); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); Endangered Species Act (ESA); the Comprehensive, Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); and state equivalents. Sam also monitors novel issues arising under environmental laws, including solar, wind, hydrogen energy, and carbon capture permitting, regulation of emerging contaminants, and environmental justice considerations.
Prior to joining the firm, Samuel served as a legal intern in the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as well as a number of non-profit organizations focused on environmental protection. During law school, he was a member of the Environmental Law Moot Court, a Lawyering Fellow, and a Research Assistant for Prof. Robert Percival. He also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the Philadelphia Water Department.
- David Sive Award for Best Brief Overall, Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, February 2020
- “What To Expect From Biden Admin.'s NEPA Updates,” Law360, 12 May 2022
- “New Frontiers in Coal vs. Climate: The Commerce Clause and Clean Water Act,” American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
- “Presumptive Innocence v. the Precautionary Principle: The Story of PFAS Regulation in the United States”