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Sam Boyd was honored in May 2018 as the Top 100 Lawyers Magazine’s 2018 Attorney of the Year and has received their prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in the field of law.

Sam Boyd was also honored as a 2015 Distinguished Alumnus by the Texas Tech School of Law.

Texas native and former Green Beret Captain Samuel (“Sam”) L. Boyd practices in the areas of: qui tam litigation; False Claims Act litigation and whistleblower cases, generally.

Academic Honors and Activities
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • National Mock Trial Team, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1975-1977
  • Member and Managing Editor, Texas Tech Law Review, 1975-1977
  • Member, National Order of Barristers, Texas Tech University School of Law
  • Member and President, Texas Tech Slovo (Russian Language) Club,1973
Professional Memberships and Activities
Military Service
  • U.S. Army (Airborne), Captain (1967-72)
  • A-Team Demolitions Specialist (E-5), 6th Special Forces Group, 1968
  • A-Team Leader, 7th Special Forces Group, 1969
  • 173rd Airborne Brigade, Rifle Platoon Leader, Aide de Camp, 1970-71
  • 82nd Airborne Division, Rifle Company Commander, 1971-1972
  • Assistant, G-3 Operations, USAJFKCMA (HQ, U.S. Army Special Forces), 1971