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Samantha N. Hoffman

Office Managing Principal
Orange County

P 949-885-1360
F 949-885-1380


Samantha Hoffman is the Office Managing Principal of the Orange County, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Ms. Hoffman’s practice is focused on employment litigation on behalf of management as well as advice and counsel on a wide array of employment law issues. She has litigated single and multi-plaintiff cases, in both state and federal courts and in arbitration, as well as before state administrative agencies, on virtually all aspects of employment law from wage and hour to harassment, discrimination, disabilities cases, trade secrets, and ERISA. She also has experience handling class actions on wage and hour issues, with class size ranging from a few hundred employees to in excess of a hundred thousand employees and including both California specific and nationwide class actions. Additionally, she has first-chaired trials and arbitrations.

She is the co-chair of Jackson Lewis’ Women’s Attorney Resource Group.

While attending law school, she was a member of Loyola Law Review. She also interned at the Western Law Center for Disability Rights focusing on disabilities rights law.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Who’s Who Legal, Labour and Employment
  • Daily Journal, "Top 20 Attorneys Under 40 in California" (2013)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel Southern California Chapter, "Rising Star" (2012)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association

Published Works

  • “Pretty People Need Not Apply,” Orange County Business Journal, Vol. 36, No. 11, March 18, 2013.

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April 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

April 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

April 7, 2017
The American Lawyer

Kristopher Badame Discusses Joining Jackson Lewis

April 7, 2017

Kristopher Badame discusses leaving Badame & Associates, the plaintiffs’ firm he founded,to join Jackson Lewis’ Orange County office as a Principal in "For New Jackson Lewis Lateral Litigator, A Shift Change," published by The American Lawyer. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 5, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Boosts California Litigation Capabilities with Addition of Kristopher P. Badame

April 5, 2017

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (April 3, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Kristopher P. Badame has joined the firm’s Orange County office as a Principal. Mr. Badame, who joins Jackson Lewis from Badame & Associates, APC, brings almost two decades of workplace law... Read More

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