Samantha Cooper

Samantha is an Associate at Brown Fox and focuses her practice primarily in the areas of corporate transactions, business litigation, and employment matters.


  • Texas (2010)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas (2012)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Society of Young Philanthropists
  • Texas Young Professionals


Samantha graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2007, where she was a triple major in Political Science, Economics, and Public Policy and a Dedman College University Scholar. While at SMU, Samantha was a member of several honor societies, including Golden Key International, National Scholastics, Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science) and Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics) and was the recipient of the merit-based AQHF Scholarship. During her college years, Samantha interned with Senator John Cornyn, acted as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and actively participated in Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Samantha went on to law school at The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law where she graduated in 2010. While at OSU, Samantha was the associate editor of the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, and received several accolades, including CALI Excellence Awards in both Legal Writing and Analysis and Fiduciary Responsibility, as well as the Academic Promise Award. She was granted the Distinguished Merit Scholarship and participated in both the Program on Law and Leadership and the Moritz Mentoring Program.

  • The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D. 2010 (Associate¬†Editor, Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution)
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A.¬†2007 (Political Science, Economics. Public Policy)


Recent development, Arthur Andersen LLP v. Carlisle, 25 OHIO ST. J. ON DISP. RESOL. 809 (2010).


Samantha is originally from Bellingham, Washington, but considers Dallas her home. She came to Texas in the early 2000s to train her horse to compete in horse shows all over the country. In 2002 and 2003, Samantha won the World Championship for Western Horsemanship (AQHA World Championship Show). Since returning to Dallas, Samantha has become involved with the Texas Young Professionals, Society of Young Philanthropists, the SMU Alumni Association, and Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae Association.