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Michael P. Sams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Kenney & Sams, P.C.
10 High St
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-722-6045
Fax: 617-722-6046
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business, Business Litigation, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Mike Sams is a founding member and shareholder of Kenney & Sams.  He is a respected litigator, advocate and business advisor, serving companies throughout New England.  He successfully tries, appeals, mediates and arbitrates disputes before the Massachusetts Superior and District Courts, the Supreme Judicial Court, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the U.S. First Circuit, private ADR services, and a range of state and federal agencies. Mike is well known as a trial lawyer and risk manager for participants in the construction industry including contractors, owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers.  Mike’s counsel spans both public and private construction projects and his success is attributed in part to his 360-degree perspective gained through work with businesses on all sides of projects. Mike handles contract drafting and negotiation, and handling payment claims, change order and delay disputes, construction defect disputes, mechanic’s lien and bond claims, and insurance coverage work.

About Michael P. Sams

First Admitted: 1994, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Steel Fabricators of New England
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Massachusetts Building Congress
  • Goulc Construction Institute, General Counsel
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Masschusetts Continuing Legal Education Secretary, Board of Directors; Faulty
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Past-President, Board of Trustees, Policy Committee


  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Martindale Hubbell National Law Directory AV Rated.

Educational Background

  • University of Rhode Island, Magna Cum Laude, 1990


Industry Groups

  • Construction Lawyers Society of America
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Gould Construction
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Steel Fabricators of New England
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Office Location for Michael P. Sams

10 High St
Boston, MA 02110

Last Updated: 7/13/2022

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