Managing AssociateNew York
Samantha Scheller is a Managing Associate in Orrick's New York office and a member of the Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution group.
Samantha represents large financial institutions, technology and accounting firms, and public companies in financial services and auditor liability matters. She also counsels clients in regulatory enforcement matters and internal investigations. Samantha has advised clients in federal and state courts through all stages of litigation.
Samantha was seconded in-house at a multinational investment bank and financial services company for over two years. She provided strategic and legal advice and managed significant regulatory inquiries and internal investigations. Samantha has experience advising internal stakeholders on potential legal risks, operational and compliance issues, and coordinating across company divisions to direct matter strategies.
Samantha is also active in pro bono matters, including assisting victims of sex trafficking with credit and identity fraud issues and handling matrimonial cases for domestic violence survivors. During the 2020 election cycle, she volunteered for Election Protection, a national nonpartisan organization focused on voting issues. Samantha received the 2016 Legal Aid Pro Bono Publico Award in recognition of her work for the New York Legal Aid Society.
Prior to law school, Samantha produced and filmed for reality television. She is licensed to practice in both New York and Colorado.