Samantha L. Southall
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Samantha L. Southall

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Philadelphia, PA
 
 
 
  • Prosecuted multiple actions on behalf of a lender arising from a borrower’s default on a multi-million dollar revolving line of credit.
  • Represented performing parties as common counsel with respect to Superfund sites in Camden and Pennsauken, New Jersey.
  • Obtained summary judgment for our client in a toxic tort action after prevailing in Daubert motions excluding the plaintiff’s testifying experts.
  • Obtained a voluntary dismissal of claims at the earliest stages of litigation after working with our client to obtain electronic data disproving the plaintiff’s allegations.
  • Defended claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  • Represented a class of personal injury plaintiffs in an action against their former attorneys arising from the attorneys' multiple breaches of fiduciary duty during the representation, including the undisclosed aggregate settlements of plaintiffs' personal injury claims. This case was successfully appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
  • Defended a multinational corporation in antitrust litigations alleging price-fixing arising from the unauthorized actions of its copper trader. Also successfully represented the multinational corporation in its claims against several financial institutions that arose out of the same trading scandal.
  • Represented a multinational waste management and disposal corporation in a cost recovery action brought under the New Jersey Spill Act.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical corporation in the enforcement of a non-compete agreement against a former employee.
  • Represented component manufacturer in wrongful death action arising from a crane accident.
  • Handled a FINRA arbitration on behalf of an individual investor who claimed that his broker made unauthorized transactions.
  • Acted as pro bono counsel to an Alabama death row prisoner in post-conviction proceedings.
  • Represented families in the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.