"U.S. Trial Firm of the Year" – 3 Consecutive Years (Benchmark; Law360)






  • California
  • New York

Samantha Fidler focuses on complex commercial litigation and investigations, managing all aspects of a case for a variety of clients. She has experience in various stages of litigation, including drafting pleadings and motions, preparing for depositions, and handling discovery matters.

Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Ms. Fidler was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell, where she represented clients in a variety of matters including antitrust, cybersecurity, complex commercial disputes, and investigations.

While in law school, she externed for the Hon. Marvin E. Aspen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and participated in the Center on Wrongful Convictions legal clinic. She was also managing editor for the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and served as a teaching assistant for Prof. Martin Redish and Prof. Peter DiCola. She was the recipient of the Thomas MacLay Hoyne Scholarship.


Representing a global asset management firm in sprawling, multi-million -dollar litigation against a former officer and director that spans multiple state and federal fora.

Represented a financial institution in civil litigation concerning alleged manipulation of foreign currency benchmarks.

Represented an investment advisor in an SEC investigation into an anti-money laundering compliance program.

Represented a technology company in an investigation of a cybersecurity breach.

Represented a financial services company in an internal investigation to identify the source of a leak.

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Represented a financial institution in litigation resulting from the liquidation of a securities firm.

Represented a pro bono client in a federal criminal investigation.

Represented a pro bono client in civil litigation against a former employer.