Samuel P. Cropper joined Lane & Waterman in 2022. His practice focuses primarily on health care law, general corporate (organization, operation, & planning) law, professional corporations, commercial real estate, and employment law matters.
Sam received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University of Utah, his Master of Health Administration (MHA) from The University of Iowa College of Public Health, and his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Iowa College of Law. While in law school, Sam served as President of the Iowa Student Health Law Association and as an Associate Editor for Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems. Sam also worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Introduction to Marketing class through The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.
During the Fall Semester of 2019, Sam worked as the In-House Counsel Extern for University of Iowa Health Care’s legal department, gaining valuable experience helping address the legal challenges of a large health system.
Sam loves the Quad Cities and graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in 2011. From 2013 to 2015, Sam served a full-time two-year mission in the country of Chile and now speaks fluent Spanish. In his free time, Sam enjoys playing golf, eating Whitey’s Ice Cream, and spending time with his wife (Ellie) and son (Adam). They live in Bettendorf, Iowa.
The University of Utah (B.A., 2018)
The University of Iowa College of Public Health (Master of Health Administration, 2022)
The University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 2022)
Legislative Aide, The Office of Senator Orrin G. Hatch (2017)
Legislative Aide, The Office of Representative Steve Eliason (2018)
In-House Counsel Extern, University of Iowa Health Care (2019-2020)
Iowa – 2022
Illinois – 2023
Member, Health Law Section Council, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Iowa Society of Health Care Attorneys
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Rock Island County Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association
Member, The Dillion Inn of Court, Chapter of the American Inns of Court Foundation
Member, Jaycees of the Quad Cities
Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America
Presenter, “The Switch in Time that Saved Nine, SCOTUS Legitimacy” Dillon Inn of Court (October 2022)
Board Member, Balance Autism
Board Member, DeLaCerda House