Samantha Grunberg

Samantha Grunberg, Class of ’16

Future Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton

A former economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Samantha Grunberg chose Mason for three reasons. “First, I was drawn to Mason because of the unique opportunity to study economics and law. Second, Mason offers an outstanding evening law program close to Washington, D.C., which allowed me to continue working while attending school. Third, the relatively small class sizes led by excellent faculty members allow for active participatory learning.”

Indeed, Samantha points to Mason’s faculty as perhaps the school’s greatest asset. She explains, “Being so close to Washington, D.C. allows Mason to have excellent adjunct faculty from various government agencies, such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as faculty from prestigious law firms.”

Samantha also credits Mason’s association with the think tank, the Mercatus Center, as an important added benefit to enrollment at Scalia Law. “Mason’s affiliation with Mercatus allows students the opportunity to learn from their research fellows and to participate in additional educational programs with the Mercatus Center, such as the Frederic Bastiat Fellowship.”

Samantha is a member of the Class of 2016 and will join Debevoise & Plimpton as an associate after the bar.