Samuel Gates is an Associate with Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP.

His practice primarily focuses on litigation and trial advocacy in defense of cities, towns, and other public employers in Massachusetts State and Federal Court.

Prior to joining Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP, Mr. Gates was a trial attorney at the Committee for Public Counsel Services. He gained significant litigation experience representing criminal defendants in District and Superior Court.

Mr. Gates received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School (cum laude), 2012. As a law student, Mr. Gates participated in the Suffolk Defenders Clinic. He also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Barbara Savitt Pearson in Lawrence District Court where he researched legal issues and drafted memoranda on a variety of civil and criminal matters. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College, 2002.