University of Toledo- JD, 2008
University of South Florida- BA Psychology, 2005

Samuel Sanders serves as of counsel* in the firm’s Asheville office.

Samuel works with early stage startups from formation through Series A Fundraising. His practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, debt, and equity financing, private equity, and venture capital fund formations, commercial transactions, and general corporate matters.Prior to joining the Forrest Firm, Samuel spent time assisting stakeholders in all facets of the industrial hemp industry from farmers to retailers.

*Licensed in New York. Not licensed in North Carolina.

Samuel lives in Asheville with his wife and his two daughters. He is also a mentor with Elevate, Venture Asheville’s venture mentoring program