Samantha Drysdale

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Samantha Drysdale

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Senior Associate
Commercial & Business Litigation


Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California


  • University of California Davis School of Law, J.D.
  • Rice University, B.A.

Samantha Drysdale is a senior associate in M&R’s Orange County office. She focuses on complex litigation and class action matters.

Many of Samantha’s contributions in the litigation process have helped result in successful judgment awards for M&R clients. She handles trial preparation, including developing trial strategy, writing motions and briefs, evidentiary objections, and aiding counsel in closing arguments and direct examinations. Additionally, Samantha has worked in the early stages of litigation to ascertain damages, draft demurrers and write pertinent motions.

Samantha is co-chair of the Women Attorneys of M&R (WAMR).

Past Experience

Prior to joining M&R, Samantha interned at the Orange County Superior Court for the Honorable Clay Smith.

Sham Organizations & Fraud: Aided counsel in recovering $4.1M for an investor who sought recovery of his $750,000 investment; this after it was discovered that the investment funds were used to purchase personal items. Assisted counsel in trial preparation by drafting motions, developing trial strategy and preparing a PowerPoint Presentation for closing argument.
June 13, 2023
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine (2020-2024)