Sam Gregorio was born in Shreveport, LA and has practiced personal injury law in his own firm since 1978. Sam graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. degree in 1973 from Loyola University in New Orleans. He received his J.D. degree in 1976 from Louisiana State University graduating Order of the Coif. Academic honors while attending Louisiana State University Law School include Omicron Delta Kappa and Louisiana State University Law School Hall of Fame.
In 1976, Sam was admitted to the State Bar of Louisiana and the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in 1978, to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in 1983, to the Court of Federal Claims in Washington D.C. in 1990, to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1995, to the State Bar of Texas in 2001, to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in 2011 and to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in 2012.
Sam has achieved an “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest ranking attainable by an attorney based on evaluations by other attorneys for the highest level of professional excellence and ethics in the practice of law. Sam was named to the edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession for 2016, 2017, and 2018. Sam was selected for Plaintiff Personal Injury Law.
Currently, Sam is a Commissioner on the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission (2011-2018) and served as President of the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission in 2017. Sam is the Chair of the Shreveport Bar Association Mentoring Committee for the Transition into Practice Pilot Program, a collaborative effort of the Louisiana Supreme Court and the Louisiana State Bar Association to formally mentor newly appointed lawyers. The Louisiana State Bar Association appointed Sam to serve on the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee for 2016-2017. Sam was recently chosen to serve as a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Northwest Community Partnership Panel. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana State University Foundation (2007-2013), the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Association of the Blind, Montessori School for Shreveport, Stoner Arts Council, Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, Robinson Film Center and the Legal Section Chair for the United Way fund drive.
Jury verdict in oilfield personal injury
Jury verdict in wrongful death of a pedestrian
Settlement of wrongful death automobile collision
Bench trial verdict in motorcycle collision
Jury verdict in action regarding falling luggage from overhead airplane compartment
Jury verdict in single car hydroplaning crash
Settlement of oilfield personal injury
Jury verdict in automobile collision personal injury