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Samantha is an effective advocate for employers and management in administrative, arbitration, and trial proceedings. She leverages her analytical and strategic skills to deliver superior results in litigation of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, breach of contract, fraud, defamation, trade secret, and unfair competition cases, among others. She advises clients on litigation avoidance strategies and local, state, and federal compliance matters. She also conducts workplace investigations and management and workforce training.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 1998, J.D.
  • University of Toronto, 1994, B.A., with honors

  • Californie

  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit

  • Vice Chair, Advisory Board, Minority Corporate Counsel Association
  • Delegate, American Bar Association House of Delegates
  • Governing Council, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association
  • Member, United States District Court Central District of California’s Merit Selection Panel
  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Sustaining Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Member, American Employment Law Council
  • Member, National Employment Law Council
  • Executive Committee, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, 2017-2022
  • Chair, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, 2020-2021
  • Elections Committee, National Bar Association, 2017-2019
  • Co-chair, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, American Bar Association, 2016-2018
  • Commissioner, Commission on Women in the Profession, American Bar Association, 2015-2018
  • Board Member, Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, 2015-2018
  • Executive Committee, Litigation Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2012-2018

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Employment Law Trailblazer, National Law Journal, 2021
  • Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers, Lawdragon, 2020-2023
  • Labor and Employment Star – California, Benchmark Litigation, 2020-2023
  • Top 100 Lawyers in California, Daily Journal, 2020
  • Top Women Attorneys in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2020
  • Pro Bono Award, UCLA School of Law, 2019
  • Thought Leader – Global Elite, Labour & Employment, Who’s Who Legal, 2018-2019, 2022
  • Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment, Who’s Who Legal, 2013-2018
  • Labor and Employment, The Legal 500, 2018
  • Most Influential Minority Lawyers, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2016
  • Diversity Leader Award, Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2016