Samantha is an Associate at Hausfeld in London. Before joining the London office, Samantha was an Associate in Hausfeld’s Washington, DC office, and she is currently involved in both European and US litigation. Samantha is a Dutch national.
In London, Samantha focuses on competition law litigation, including litigation of follow-on cartel damages claims. Amongst other client matters, she represents clients with damages claims arising from a cartel in the European trucks manufacturing industry, and manages such claims filed in the Netherlands.
In addition, Samantha works on a variety of US cases, including In re Libor-Based Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation (S.D.N.Y.), a class action lawsuit alleging a global conspiracy by some of the world’s largest financial institutions to manipulate LIBOR. She is also involved in Haff Poultry, Inc. et al. v. Tyson Foods, Inc. et al., Case No. 6:17-cv-00033-RJS (E.D. Okla.), an antitrust case on behalf of a proposed class of broiler chicken growers alleging a nationwide conspiracy among vertically-integrated poultry companies to suppress and maintain compensation for growing services below competitive levels. Previously, Samantha worked on In re Equifax, Inc. Customer Security Data Breach Litig., Case No. 1:17-md-02800-TWT (N.D. GA.), where over 145 million Americans were impacted by the largest data breach in history.
Samantha graduated from The George Washington University Law School with highest honours and was a member of The George Washington International Law Review.
Prior to law school, 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 Organization cases. She has also worked at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva, researching issues relating to international trade and climate change.
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with highest honors, Order of the Coif, 2017
World Trade Institute, Master of International Law and Economics, summa cum laude, 2009
University College Utrecht, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007
District of Columbia
The George Washington International Law Review (2015-2017)
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