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Samantha S. Galecki





Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 2010

Swarthmore College, B.A., 2005

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals

  • 6th Circuit

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan
  • District of Colorado

Samantha Galecki is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in complex business disputes in arbitration and state and federal courts throughout the country with an emphasis on the construction, energy, and manufacturing industries. 

Although Sam focuses her practice on construction litigation, product liability defense, and energy disputes, she maintains a broad commercial litigation practice. Sam has represented large and small companies in all phases of litigation on matters including contract disputes, class actions, mass tort litigation, fraud and misrepresentation claims, wrongful death actions, nuisance claims, and business torts. Sam was publicly recognized for her depth of experience in the energy industry when she was named one of DBusiness Magazine's Top Lawyers in energy law. 

Sam serves as a trusted advisor to her clients and excels at anticipating their needs and developing cost-effective legal strategies designed to meet their business objectives. Sam prides herself on her ability to add value to her clients' organizations while delivering superior client service.


DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyers, Energy Law & Arbitration, 2020-present

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif; Indiana Law Journal, Notes and Comments Editor

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan

Federal Bar Association

Washtenaw County Bar Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

South University Area Association, Board Member, 2010-2013


Product Liability Law presentation, National Association of Garage Door Manufacturers, June 2022


"Some Underused Theories Can Lead to Large Recoveries" (Co-authors Irene Bruce Hathaway and Caroline B. Giordano), For the Defense, Defense Research Initiative, January 2013