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Samuel M. Blakley

Samuel M. Blakley


Mr. Blakley joined Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP in 2021 and is an associate with the firm. His practice is concentrated in the firm’s practice areas of Litigation and Business & Banking.

During law school he was a clinical student with Penn State Law’s Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic in State College. While there, he assisted start-ups and small business owners with forming their entities, creating organizational documents, and drafting contracts. Mr. Blakley was also a summer associate with Coughlin & Gerhart in 2019.

Past Employment Experience

  • Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, Clinical Student, 2018 – 2020
  • Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Legal Intern, 2017
  • Long Island Law Office, Legal Assistant, 2015


Binghamton, NY Office

Practice Areas


  • New York, 2021
  • New Jersey, 2020


Penn State Law, University Park, Pennsylvania

  • J.D., 2020

St. John’s University

  • B.S. (Criminal Justice), magna cum laude, 2015
  • Honors: Certificate in Crisis Intervention

St. John’s University

  • M.P.S. (Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership), 2016
  • Honors: Judge Laurence J. Finnegan Jr. Award

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member, 2020 – Present)
  • Broome County Bar Association (Member, 2020 – Present)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member, 2020 – Present)