Samantha is an established, solutions-driven litigation attorney who applies creativity and her prior experience clerking for a federal judge to help clients navigate complex commercial disputes.

Samantha has substantial litigation experience working on cases involving diverse subject matter, such as breach of contract, franchise laws, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, securities law, and antitrust. Her skill set extends to crafting crucial motions and pleadings for both federal and state courts, as well as adeptly handling depositions of fact witnesses, including those of corporate representatives.

Prior to joining BFKN, Samantha was a litigation associate at Quinn Emanuel's Chicago office. She clerked for the Honorable Judge Timothy J. Kelly on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.



  • State of Illinois


  • Hon. Timothy J. Kelly, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (2020-2021)


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2018
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A, English, summa cum laude, 2015




  • Finalist, William W. Greenhalgh Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Legal Extern, Department of Justice Civil Fraud Section (2016
  • Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (2017)
  • Judicial Intern, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2016)


  • Managing Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law
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