Samantha E. Smyth is an Associate attorney in the Litigation Practice Group. She assists her clients in finding the best solutions to their legal challenges by emphasizing an understanding of each client’s needs and goals, often before the litigation begins with pre-suit demands or attempts at resolution.
Prior to joining The Lynch Law Group, Samantha represented healthcare providers in malpractice actions in federal and Virginia state courts. In law school, Samantha participated in Case Western Reserve University’s Criminal Defense and Civil Rights clinics, where she represented clients in both federal and state courts on a variety of different matters, including criminal misdemeanors, land-lord tenant issues, tort law, Section 1983 claims, and complex civil litigation.
Before moving to Pittsburgh, she served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for SCAN of Northern Virginia, advocating for children in abuse and neglect cases. She conducted interviews with children, families, and professionals involved in each case, monitored compliance with the Court’s orders, and attended hearings to report on children’s needs and best interests.
Samantha earned her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2018 with cum laude. During her time in law school, she served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of “Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine” and received the 2017 Associates Notes Editor of the Year Award. She was also the 2018 Recipient of the Global Service Award. She graduated from The George Washington University in 2015, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs with magna cum laude.