- University of Southern Mississippi (B.A., 2013, summa cum laude)
- Emory University School of Law (J.D., 2016)
- District of Columbia and New York
- Firm secures voluntary dismissal with prejudice for Novartis.
Coleson v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 3:18-cv-00359, (S.D. Miss. June 29, 2020)
Samantha D. Rayborn practices in the Firm’s Complex Litigation, Pharmaceutical Products, and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Rayborn served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, where she conducted criminal investigations, interviewed witnesses, and presented cases before the Grand Jury. She has experience in jury trials, bench hearings, and motions practice on a variety of criminal litigation matters.
Ms. Rayborn received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law where, among other things, she was a member of the Emory Law Moot Court Society and, as a member of the Black Law Students Association, a Frederick Douglass Moot Court Coach. She also was the 3L Coordinator of the 2016 Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques. During law school she worked as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Edgardo Ramos of the Southern District of New York. Ms. Rayborn graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Southern Mississippi, where her activities included serving as President of Students for Human Rights, and as Director of Communications for the Center for Human Rights and Civil Liberties.