Sam Wong is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Before joining Latham, Mr. Wong clerked for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the US Department of Energy, the Sierra Club, and the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Mr. Wong received his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School with a certificate in Energy Management & Policy. During law school, he served on the editorial boards of The University of Pennsylvania Law Review and The Regulatory Review, was president of the Environmental Law Project, and advised the university and the law school on issues relating to climate, energy, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Prior to law school, Mr. Wong worked as a paralegal for high-profile discrimination and sexual harassment cases and was a competitive aerialist. 

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2023
  • BA in Environmental Studies & Dance, George Washington University, 2013
    magna cum laude