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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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July 25, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Deepens Litigation Experience in Orange County; Adds Trial Lawyer Bren Thomas

July 25, 2016

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (July 25, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, announced that renowned trial lawyer Bren K. Thomas has joined the firm’s Orange County, CA office as a Principal.  Mr. Thomas, who was formerly with Littler, brings to Jackson Lewis 25 years of experience... Read More

June 14, 2016
Law 360

Samantha Hoffman and Candace Harrison Comment on Candace's Arrival at Jackson Lewis

June 14, 2016

Samantha Hoffman and Candace Harrison comment on Candace's arrival in Jackson Lewis' Orange County office in Law 360's "Jackson Lewis Nabs Ex-Littler Mendelson Employment Atty." Subscription may be required to view article   Read More

June 7, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Adds Litigator Candace Harrison in Orange County

June 7, 2016

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (June 7, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to welcome Principal Candace M. Harrison to the firm’s Orange County, CA office.  Ms. Harrison, who joins Jackson Lewis from Littler, brings to the firm almost 15 years of experience representing... Read More

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