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Samantha Velez

Samantha Vélez

Biography

Samantha Vélez is an associate with Rutherford & Christie LLP in New York, New York.  She practices civil defense litigation and focuses on state and federal civil litigation including medical malpractice, professional liability, and premises liability.

Samantha received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.  She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Johns Hopkins University.

Relevant Experience

Samantha’s practice includes defending non-profit organizations, social workers, hospitals, nurses, and certified home health aide agencies against claims brought at all levels.  She has been successful in defending cases at both the trial court and appellate levels.

Samantha is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts across New York, including the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Practice Area

  • General Defense Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Bar Admissions

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
  • B.A., Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2005
Samantha Velez

Biography

Samantha Vélez is an associate with Rutherford & Christie LLP in New York, New York.  She practices civil defense litigation and focuses on state and federal civil litigation including medical malpractice, professional liability, and premises liability.

Samantha received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.  She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Johns Hopkins University.

Relevant Experience

Samantha’s practice includes defending non-profit organizations, social workers, hospitals, nurses, and certified home health aide agencies against claims brought at all levels.  She has been successful in defending cases at both the trial court and appellate levels.

Samantha is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts across New York, including the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Practice Areas

  • General Defense Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Bar Admissions

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
  • B.A., Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2005

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