Samantha F. Spector
Samantha F. Spector is the Founder of Spector Law, A Professional Law Corporation, a law firm established in early 2012 which exclusively focuses on family law matters. Samantha has been a practicing lawyer since 1999 and has experience handling high-asset marital dissolutions, legal separations, domestic partnerships legal issues, domestic violence restraining orders, paternity actions, complicated child custody, visitation and support matters, as well as cohabitation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Samantha’s diverse clientele over the past 20 years ranges from entrepreneurs, business owners, celebrities, musicians, athletes, high-net worth individuals, executives, professionals, and stay at home parents. Samantha’s approach to her practice is to reach meaningful resolution for her clients that is goal oriented, interest-based and cost-effective, and to engage in litigation when necessary. Before starting her own law firm, Samantha was a partner at a medium-sized business law firm located in Century City representing clients in family law, civil litigation and labor and employment matters.
In 2018, The Hollywood Reporter featured Samantha in the esteemed list of "Hollywood's Troubleshooters: Top 20 Lawyers for Divorces, Plea Deals and Death Plans". Also in 2018, Samantha was named one of the "Most Influential Women Attorneys" in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Every year since 2013, Samantha repeatedly has been recognized as one of the "Top Women Attorneys" in family law in Southern California. She has earned the proud distinction of being a Southern California "Super Lawyer" (2014 through 2020) and "Rising Star" (2009 through 2013).
Samantha earned her J.D. from Loyola University School of Law in 1999. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her B.A. in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996. Samantha is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, and the Family Law Section of the California State Bar and the LACBA. Samantha has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1999, and is eligible to practice law in all state courts in the State of California, as well as the California Court of Appeal for the Ninth District and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Samantha is active in various charities and organizations, including the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, the Phi Beta Kappa Society, and Project Angel Food. She also has appeared on various media outlets commenting on family law matters.