Samantha is an Associate Attorney in Hausfeld’s San Francisco office focused on complex litigation, class actions, and antitrust enforcement. Her decision to join Hausfeld was based on the firm’s commitment to correcting economic and social injustices with creativity, skill, and professionalism. Samantha works on a variety of complex cases, including In re Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation, representing direct purchaser businesses in a class action suit alleging an antitrust price-fixing conspiracy, and Corcoran v. CVS Health Corp., a class action suit on behalf of consumers alleging CVS engaged in a false and deceptive pricing scheme that forced them to pay CVS higher copayments. She was recently named a 2018 Rising Star with the Northern California Super Lawyers.
Prior to representing clients at Hausfeld, Samantha worked in the federal courts, completing a two-year judicial clerkship in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California with the Honorable Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James. While attending law school, Samantha also completed two full-time externships in Northern District Court with Magistrate Judges Donna Ryu and Maria-Elena James. During this time in the Northern District, Samantha gained exposure and experience in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases and a diversity of legal issues.
While attending law school at the University of California Hastings College of Law, Samantha won top student awards in her classes, including Prosecuting International Price-Fixing Cartels and Energy Law. Samantha was also an editor and the symposium leader of the UC Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, and an extern with the United States Federal Trade Commission and San Francisco City Attorney’s Office.
Samantha regularly writes on issues impacting the antitrust and class action bar and participates in events within the antitrust and consumer protection legal communities.