Tina Samanta is of counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Securities Enforcement, Securities Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations, and Electronic Discovery and Information Law Practice Groups.
Ms. Samanta’s practice focuses on defending financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in complex and high-stakes securities enforcement matters and litigation. She has represented clients in over 25 investigations conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the New York Attorney General’s Office, and numerous other regulatory authorities. She has also represented a diverse range of clients in all phases of litigation, including trial, before federal and state courts across the country.
Representative Securities Enforcement Matters and Investigations
Representative Litigation Matters
Ms. Samanta maintains an active pro bono practice and has worked on a diverse range of pro bono matters including a death penalty appeal, providing counseling services for incarcerated mothers, and providing legal services to student clients seeking educational services through the New York City public school system. She is a certified mediator with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.
Ms. Samanta earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 2002, where she was an editor of the Michigan Law Review. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Johns Hopkins University in 1999.
Ms. Samanta is admitted to practice in the State of New York, as well as in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Diversity Committee and is a Co-Chair of the New York Office Gender Committee.
University of Michigan - 2002 Juris Doctor
Johns Hopkins University - 1999 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar