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Samuel A. Hipps

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Cheryl Baber
Phone: 919.838.2023


Sam Hipps is a member of the firm’s Finance group and focuses his practice on commercial lending, corporate finance, venture debt and other finance transactions.  

Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Sam worked for an international law firm, where he represented commercial banks and private credit lending institutions in a broad range of bilateral and syndicated finance transactions, including acquisition financings, refinancings and restructurings. 

Sam enjoys collecting vinyl, NHL hockey and running.


Eugene Gressman & Daniel H. Pollitt Oral Advocacy Award

Academic Appointments

  • University of North Carolina School of Law
    • Comments Editor, North Carolina Law Review

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina


University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2017

North Carolina State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2014

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