Samantha Galina

Samantha Galina

O: (804) 648-4848

F: (804) 237-0413

140 Virginia Street, Suite 302

Richmond, Virginia 23219

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Professional Experience

Samantha is an associate with the firm. Prior to joining Butler Curwood, she clerked for the Honorable Phillip L. Haiston and Honorable D. Eugene Cheek in Richmond Circuit Court. During law school, she served as the summer fellow and then special assistant to the Governor’s Counsel under Governor Ralph Northam. She interned for the Virginia Office of the Attorney General-Solicitor General, and U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development (Office of Fair Housing) and state Senator Ghazala Hashmi.


  • University of Richmond Law School, J.D., 2021

    • cum laude

  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2018, BA

    • Public Policy (concentration in social and economic justice) and Art History


  • Virginia, 2021

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Membership and Affiliations

  • Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association

  • Virginia Bar Association – Labor & Employment Law Section

  • National Employment Lawyers’ Association

Professional Activities

  • Participates in the Virginia Equality Bar Association’s name and gender marker change clinic.

  • University of Richmond Law School Carrico Moot Court competition volunteer Judge