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samanthan@emswlaw.com

Samantha Nance

Samantha Nance

Samantha has been with the Firm since 2010 and was selected for inclusion to the list of Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2017 and 2018. She is admitted to practice Kentucky as well as the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky (U.S. District Court). Samantha practices in administrative, trial and transactional contexts throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Her areas of practice include administrative and regulatory law; federal and state Medicaid law; business formation, transactions and disputes; health insurance defense; and civil litigation. She represents clients in wide-ranging business transactions including contract interpretation and drafting, business disputes including complex business litigation, and real estate transactions and litigation as well as various personal injury, estate planning and employment law contexts. Samantha has extensive experience as a participant in KRS Chapter 13B administrative hearings and also devotes a significant portion of her practice to appellate legal work.

 

Additionally, Samantha utilizes her practice experience to further educate her peers through legal education presentations. Recent presentations include the 2016 Kentucky Association of Administrative Adjudicators Annual Conference, Standing Issues in Administrative Matters; the 2015 Kentucky Paralegal Association Annual Conference, The Administrative Law Process; and the 2013 Kentucky Law Update, Effective Use of Technology in the Courtroom.

Samantha graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Transylvania University in 2005. While attending Transylvania University, she was the recipient of the prestigious William T. Young academic scholarship as well as the Thomas Jefferson scholarship for excellence in Political Science studies. She earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where she was a recipient of the Cull Academic Fellowship and member of the Moot Court Board. Samantha participated in the 2011 National First Amendment Moot Court Competition held at Vanderbilt University, as well as the 2012 National Moot Court Competition in Richmond, Virginia.