Samantha joined Ropes & Gray in 2020 as a member of the strategic transactions and data practice groups. She focuses her practice on areas where technology and/or intellectual property (IP) issues are key drivers.
During law school, Samantha interned at the California Department of Justice, where she helped to finalize the regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She also interned at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she drafted comments to the USPTO regarding IP protections for artificial intelligence technologies, and researched the intersection of privacy and antitrust laws. In a third internship with AT&T, she worked on a variety of content licensing deals.
Samantha was also a student attorney with USC’s IP and Technology Law Clinic, where she helped draft two U.S. Supreme Court amicus briefs in the landmark copyright case, Google v. Oracle.Before law school, Samantha was a Data Specialist on Snapchat’s machine learning research team.
- JD, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 2020; Senior Production Editor, Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice
- BA (Philosophy), cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles, 2016