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Samantha is a legislative analyst with the Global Regulatory Enforcement group. She works primarily on matters related to the Virginia General Assembly. Her work for clients includes legislative tracking, legislative and regulatory monitoring and analysis, compliance with state lobbying registration and disclosure requirements, and the coordination of firm and client-sponsored fundraising events. Samantha is also responsible for the management of Reed Smith PAC, Reed Smith’s Virginia political action committee.


  • Virginia

  • University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership – Political Leader’s Program (2015)
  • The Virginia Bar Association
  • Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association
  • Junior League of Richmond

  • Honorable W. Allan Sharrett, Circuit Court - Sixth Circuit of Virginia, 1 August 2016 to 1 November 2017

Awards & Recognition

  • Order of the Barristers
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Student Advocate Award
  • CALI Award in Advanced Trial Practice