During law school, Sami served as a summer associate with Faegre Drinker, where he researched, drafted and assembled patent information to help clients develop innovative patent strategies. Sami served as president of the Extramural Moot Court Team and vice president of the Student Bar Association in school.
Before attending law school, Sami was an engineer and environmental coordinator. He designed chemical formulas for oil rigs and created safety procedures used by hundreds of employees in the oil industry in Saudi Arabia.
Sami played soccer for a professional youth club in Saudi Arabia and captained the law school soccer team in Charlottesville.