- S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University (B.S., 2014)
- University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2018)
- California State Bar
- New York State Bar
Samantha Greenberg is an associate based in our California office concentrating on antitrust matters.Ms. Greenberg joined the firm in 2018.
Some of Ms. Greenberg’s relevant work includes:
- Representation of indirect purchasers in In re Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litigation, a price-fixing antitrust case alleging that chicken producers engaged in a conspiracy to restrain broiler production and raise broiler prices. In the Broilers case, Ms. Greenberg has participated in extensive first-level document review and was subsequently invited to be a member of a smaller second-level review team on discreet issues.
- Representation of indirect purchasers in In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation, a price-fixing antitrust case alleging that a number of major electronics companies conspired to control prices of television and monitor components.
- Representation of a whistleblower in a qui tam action, State of New York v. Covanta Hempstead Company, alleging that a waste-energy company used improper ash disposal techniques that are violative of environmental law. In the Covanta matter, Ms. Greenberg has assembled and analyzed voluminous evidence as part of the trial team in anticipation of mediation, summary judgement and trial.
- Representation of former employees of a nationwide fast casual chain who were subject to a mandatory arbitration provision. In connection with this matter, Ms. Greenberg has acquired in-depth knowledge of employment law with a focus on the Fair Labor Standards Act and state-specific labor laws in relation to minors. As part of her representation, she contacted hundreds of potential witnesses and secured affidavits for numerous Zoom-based arbitration hearings.
Ms. Greenberg routinely assists the firm’s senior attorneys with conducting legal research, drafting briefs, and preparing case-specific memoranda.
In addition, Ms. Greenberg maintains an active pro bono practice with Casa Cornelia that has provided her with invaluable trial experience. For example, she recently first-chaired a difficult administrative hearing of a Cameroonian refugee seeking asylum who was ultimately released from detention. She has assisted Mr. Gralewski on several other asylum cases. In connection all of these challenging matters, Ms. Greenberg often interviews her clients in a detention facility, coordinates with medical and psychological experts, and obtains evidence from family members in active war zones. In recognition of her dedication and accomplishments, Casa Cornelia awarded Ms. Greenberg a Special Recognition Award in 2019. She has also received Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Certificates in both 2019 and 2020.
As a queer and non-binary identifying attorney, Ms. Greenberg actively advocates for equity across many under-represented minority groups. In 2018, Ms. Greenberg co-founded a legal clinic to assist trans* identifying community members in changing their gender and legal markers. She conducted community outreach to establish a volunteer network of attorneys and subsequently coordinated with colleagues to assist clinic attendees in filling out legal applications.
Ms. Greenberg is admitted to the California and New York State Bars. She graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University (B.S., 2014) and the University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2018).