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Samuel S. McLelland

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Samuel McLelland joined PPGMR Law in August of 2020.   

Sam attended the Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, where he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 2019. After graduation, he clerked for Chief Judge D. Price Marshall on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Before law school, Sam attended the University of Arkansas, where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Biochemistry.  Between undergrad and law school, Sam worked on former U.S. Senator Mark Pryor’s 2014 re-election campaign, as well as Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Sam has a growing federal practice—representing clients in business litigation, employment law, and class actions.  He also focuses part of his practice on state legislative and constitutional issues.  

Bar Admission

Arkansas, 2020
District of Columbia, 2019 (inactive)


Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2019
University of Arkansas, Bachelor of Science, 2014, magna cum laude


2021 Arkansas Business "20 in Their 20's" honoree 

2022 Soirée Best Lawyers in Arkansas - Labor & Employment

2023 Soirée Best Lawyers in Arkansas - Labor & Employment


Absurdity on Way, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Opinion (Jan. 30, 2021)