Samuel C. Nolan
Sam Nolan focuses his practice on a broad range of employee benefits matters.
Before joining Eckert Seamans, Sam worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Christine Donohue of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Writing, a law clerk at a health care law firm in Pittsburgh, and the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. While in law school, Sam served as president of the Duquesne Law Appellate Moot Court Board and competed in Moot Court competitions for three years. He also served as an associate editor of the Duquesne Law Review and as evening division vice president of the Student Bar Association.
Awards and Recognition:
- Order of the Barristers
- CourtCall Award
- Shalom Moot Court Award
- Alfred Wilner Award
- Best Brief (First Place), 2020 National Appellate Advocacy Competition D.C. Regional
- Best Brief (Fifth Place), 2019 National Appellate Advocacy Competition Philadelphia Regional
- Best Oralist, 2018 Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Research and Writing and Federal Civil Procedure
News and Insights
- “The Gutting of the Peer Review Protection Act: How Reginelli v. Boggs Weakened the Protection of Medical Peer Review in Pennsylvania and Why the General Assembly Must Act to Restore that Protection,” 58 Duq. L. Rev. 175 (2020).
- “Pleadings & Motions: Civil Practice Tips & Examples,” National Business Institute, December 29, 2020.