Samantha Hay is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Samantha's practice focuses on complex litigation in both federal and states courts. Her litigation experience includes consumer class actions, False Claims Act litigation, securities law violations, and appellate litigation. Samantha also has an active pro bono practice.


Thought Leadership


"Alternative Facts" and Hate: Regulating Conspiracy Theories That Take the Form of Hateful Falsity, 29 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 659 (2020). 

Memberships & Affiliations

Association of Business Trial Lawyers


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021California


  • United States District Court for the Central District of California


  • University of Southern California, Gould School of LawJ.D.2020
    Executive Editor, Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal
  • Northeastern UniversityB.A., Political Science; Communication & Law and Public Policy Minorscum laude2014