Samantha Rubin Stratford

Associate Attorney,
Cozen O'Connor

My Contact Information

Cozen O'Connor
Washington, DC
Work: 2022806488

Chapter Location

Washington DC


Samantha focuses her practice on commercial litigation and white collar defense.

Prior to joining the firm, Samantha was a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, where she worked with a rotating slate of judges on a broad range of civil and criminal appeals. She was responsible for analyzing high-profile emergency matters, and substantive and procedural motions, involving complex issues of federal law. 

Previously, Samantha was a litigation associate for a national law firm, where she represented clients in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. Her practice focused on labor and employment matters, government contract cases, and government investigations. Samantha also provided pro bono representation to individuals in immigration and family law cases. 

Samantha earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, where she was recognized as a Merrill Presidential Scholar. Samantha earned her law degree from New York University, where she was the senior notes editor for the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy

Practice Areas

  • Appeals
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Compliance Counseling
  • Congressional Investigations
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Government Contracting, Bid Protests and the False Claims Act
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • SEC Enforcement
  • White Collar Crime