Samantha Shafer


Samantha is part of the firm's Global Insurance Department and concentrates her practice on complex insurance coverage and commercial and contractual disputes. She also assists insurance-industry clients with evaluating, analyzing, and providing recommendations on insurance policies and contracts.

Prior to joining the firm, Samantha was an associate with a national firm known for its work in the insurance industry, where she gained experience litigating matters on behalf of insurers involving intellectual property, unfair competition, consumer protection, environmental contamination, land use issues, tort liability, and contractual and extracontractual liability. She also has experience with alternative dispute resolution, conducting settlement negotiations, and drafting settlement agreements.

Samantha earned her B.A. from the University of California – Santa Barbara and her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law.

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  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2015
  • California
  • U.S. District Court -- Central District of California