Sam Peltier is the Associate Director of Governmental Affairs for the Pittman Law Group. Sam provides a wealth of experience in legislative and advocacy work for our clients and stakeholders across Florida. Sam’s political start began as the Senior Mayoral Fellow for the City of Tallahassee’s Office of the Mayor. As the Senior Mayoral Fellow, Sam was responsible for constituent services, communication strategy, and several municipal initiatives, including the Longest Table and the 1,000 Mentors program. Sam then transitioned to the position of special assistant for Mayor Andrew Gillum, where he was tasked with advising the Mayor and handling operations, messaging, and strategy following his 2018 gubernatorial run.
Before joining the Pittman Law Group, Sam was a political advisor for the National Black Justice Coalition. In this role, Sam created the Good Trouble Network– the first-ever nationwide elected official network for Black, LGBTQ+ elected officials.
Sam received his undergraduate degree in political science and his master’s in media studies from Florida State University. Sam and his dog, Moose, reside in his hometown of Tallahassee, Florida. In his free time, Sam enjoys hiking, playing soccer, and other activities that allow him to enjoy the Capital City’s public spaces.