Samantha received her bachelor’s degree from Temple University, where she graduated magna cum laude and a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society. In 2022, she obtained her law degree from Michigan State University College of Law, graduating cum laude. In 2023, she completed a LLM in Taxation at Georgetown University Law Center with a certificate in International Tax. Samantha is barred in Maryland and in the US Tax Court.

During law school, Samantha was a research assistant for Professor Jeremy Francis and assisted in reviewing and editing several textbooks for publication. She also served as a student attorney at the Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic where she assisted taxpayers with federal and state income tax disputes. During her time at Georgetown, Samantha was an extern in the Assistant Deputy Counsel’s Office of the U.S. Tax Court where she drafted orders and reviewed cases.