Samantha Millar represents clients in litigation, focusing primarily on matters impacting the consumer financial services industry. Leveraging years of litigation experience—which includes handling all stages of litigation from intake to discovery and trial—Samantha partners with her clients to provide them with simple, tailored solutions for their often complex legal issues.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Samantha bolstered her litigation experience with the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department. In her role as Assistant Corporation Counsel, she represented New York City and its employees in civil rights matters in federal court.

During law school, Samantha was involved in a number of associations and activities, including serving as the Managing Editor for the Cardozo Law Review. While she was a student, Samantha also gained invaluable insights and experience through a number of internships and externships. In addition to working for the New York Civil Liberties Union as a legal extern, she served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert M. Levy, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Before starting law school, Samantha worked for UNICEF, where she was an Emergency Officer for the Humanitarian Field Support Team in the Office of Emergency Programmes.

Professional Affiliations

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Pathfinder, 2021
  • National Association of Women Lawyers

Honors & Awards

  • Professional
    • Recognized on the Top Women Attorneys in New York Metro Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers magazine, 2024
    • Recognized on the Rising Stars list by New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine, 2021 – 2023 
  •  Academic
    • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
      • Cardozo Service and Achievement Award


  • Co-Author, "Does New York State's Amended Statute of Limitations for Medical Debt Apply Retroactively? Probably Not, But Too Early to Know for Certain," New York State Collectors Association's The Empire State Collector newsletter, May 2020
  • "Doe v. O'Donnell and New York's Sex Offender Registration Act: The Problem of Continued Registration Under SORA After Leaving the State," Cardozo Law Review, November 2016

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J.D., cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2017

M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University, 2008

B.A., with honors, McMaster University, 2007