Western Michigan University Cooley Law School,
J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2003
Saint Louis University,
Sam Henderson represents clients in multi-district, class action and mass tort litigation.
His broad litigation experience includes years spent defending Fortune 500, midsize and small companies against product liability, personal injury, premises liability, wrongful death, contractual claims and antitrust lawsuits. Using a thorough knowledge of his clients' goals and businesses, Sam drafts briefs and motions with great success before federal and appellate courts. He has also successfully argued in state and federal appellate courts.
Before joining Thompson Coburn, Sam developed his legal practice representing wrongfully convicted individuals in high-stakes pro bono cases. He has helped overturn several wrongful conviction matters, including securing significant damages and public apologies. Before pursuing a legal career, Sam served as a correctional officer and police officer for the City of St. Louis.
Sam is a current board member for the Metropolitan Equal Housing Opportunity Council, a nonprofit organization that promotes fair housing. He has volunteered for the Habitat for Humanity and the Missouri Public Defender's Office.
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