Samantha is a competition disputes specialist at Hausfeld in London. Before joining the London office, she was an Associate in Hausfeld’s Washington DC office and is currently involved in both European and US litigation.
Samantha currently focuses on competition law litigation, including litigation of follow-on cartel damages claims. Most notably, she plays a crucial part in the team representing clients with damages claims arising from a cartel in the European trucks manufacturing industry, and manages such claims filed in the Netherlands. While in Hausfeld’s Washington DC office, Samantha also worked on privacy disputes and environmental and consumer protection matters.
Prior to working at Hausfeld, Samantha worked in the field of international economic law. She was an International Trade Analyst at Sidley Austin in Geneva, where she was part of a team litigating World Trade Organisation cases. She also worked at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva, researching issues relating to international trade and climate change.
Being a Dutch national, she is fluent in both English and Dutch.
Samantha has played a central role in the legal teams involved in groundbreaking litigation:
While in Hausfeld’s Washington DC office, Samantha worked on:
J.D., with highest honors, Order of the Coif, The George Washington University Law School, 2017
Master of International Law and Economics, summa cum laude, World Trade Institute, 2009
B.A., magna cum laude, University College Utrecht, 2007
District of Columbia
Listed as a foreign lawyer under the Solicitors Regulation Authority
The George Washington International Law Review (2015-2017)
Towards Effective Collective Redress in Europe: New Dutch Mechanism to Open Courts to Opt-Out Damages Claims
Jurisdiction And Indirect Purchasers: The CJEU’s First Truck Cartel Decision Raises More Questions Than It Answers
A Big Step Towards Enacting a Collective Damages Mechanism by the Dutch