Samantha Lewis

About Samantha Lewis

Samantha Lewis focuses her practice on professional liability, Directors’ and Officers’ liability, employment and labor law, and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Carr Maloney P.C., Samantha was an associate attorney at a boutique law firm representing an array of investors in connection with transactional matters. She conducted third-party due diligence reviews in a variety of securities transactions involving closed-end funds, business development companies, real estate investment trusts, and programs structured to qualify as like-kind exchanges under Internal Revenue Code Section 1031.

Samantha is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School, where she was a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal and the Forum on Law, Economics, & Finance. Additionally, Samantha was a selected participant of the Alliance of Securities and Financial Educators Program.

While attending law school, Samantha was a law clerk at the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, where she published Treasury Directive 81-08, “Certification Process for the Use of Persistent Cookies on Treasury Websites,” to reflect updated guidance from the Office of Management and Budget. Additionally, she was an intern with the Financial Services Risk and Regulatory Practice of a “Big Four” accounting firm and a law clerk with the United States Department of Justice, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section, where she assisted in False Claims Act litigation in the healthcare, mortgage lending, and government contract sectors.

Samantha graduated from Boston University with undergraduate degrees in Economics and Political Science and a minor in Business Administration and Management. Currently, Samantha mentors Boston University students through the study abroad program in Washington, DC.

Associate, Carr Maloney PC

The District of Columbia Circuit in the Spotlight: Does Bristol-Myers Apply to Class Action Lawsuits?

The appeal at issue originated from a class action lawsuit filed by Whole Foods Market’s employees in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Molock v. Whole Foods Mkt., Inc., 297 F.Supp. 3d 114 (D.D.C. 2018). Specifically, on June 22, 2017, Whole Foods Market’s employees filed a class action lawsuit for unpaid wages. The class consisted of current and former Whole Foods Market employees from the District of Columbia and several states. The employees claimed that they were not paid their entitled bonuses as a result of managers manipulating certain labor cost and [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:18:37-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Practice Areas: General|Topics: |

Students and Parents Respond to College Admission Scandal with a Class Action Lawsuit

On March 12, 2019, the United States Department of Justice charged 50 individuals, including celebrities and well-known professionals, with participating in an elaborate multi-million-dollar college recruitment scheme. Under the scheme, administrators and coaches at numerous prestigious educational institutions, as well as ACT and SAT administrators, were bribed in exchange for admitting children with lackluster credentials into such institutions. In light of these charges, current students have “piggybacked” on the government’s case and filed a civil class action complaint alleging punitive and compensatory damages of at least $5 million, which includes the recoupment of the plaintiffs’ admission [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:16:47-05:00March 26th, 2019|Practice Areas: General|Topics: |