Samantha Smith represents clients in all phases of civil litigation in federal and state courts. She has experience representing healthcare, life sciences, commercial products, and government clients in both trial and appellate courts, and she has assisted clients with products liability, multidistrict litigation, and other commercial litigation matters.

Ms. Smith also maintains an active pro bono practice in the areas of reproductive and civil rights. She is currently involved in appeals to protect free speech rights and victims of police brutality.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Smith was a fellow with the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. Ms. Smith graduated from Vanderbilt Law School, where she served as Editor in Chief for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and was the recipient of the Weldon B. White Prize. While in law school, she completed a judicial externship with the Honorable David E. Nahmias of the Supreme Court of Georgia. She received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University.


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2022
  • B.A., Economics & History and Interdisciplinary Studies (Bioethics & Organizational Leadership), Vanderbilt University, 2019, cum laude, Honors in the College of Arts and Science, Highest Honors in History
  • District of Columbia
  • Masters of Genetic Counseling Advisory Board, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, 2017–present
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, volunteer and advocate, 2009–present

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