Samantha Birkenfeld-Malpass


  • Sam Birkenfeld-Malpass is on secondment and not currently practicing at WilmerHale.

Samantha Birkenfeld-Malpass focuses her practice on complex litigation matters.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Birkenfeld-Malpass was an original programming business and legal affairs intern at Starz Entertainment where she organized and created give books for different levels of above-the-line talent; created agreement templates to be used by other Starz counsel; and drafted and edited location, production and above-the-line talent agreements.

Previously, she was a cable legal affairs intern with NBCUniversal and was responsible for drafting various agreements as well as researching, analyzing, and organizing scripted cable projects containing underlying rights.

Ms. Birkenfeld-Malpass was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2015, and, in 2014, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Stephen Hillman of the US District Court for the Central District of California.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 2016

      Chief Articles Editor, Pacific Basin Law Journal, Staff Member, Los Angeles Public Interest Law Journal

    • BA/BBA, Economics and Marketing, Loyola Marymount University, 2013

      magna cum laude

  • Admissions

    • California