Samantha Wendels

Samantha Wendels represents clients in commercial transactions, insurance defense, and litigation. She graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Before attending law school she served as a paralegal for a solo practitioner and worked as a contractor for firms in Richmond, Virginia on large document and compliance review projects. Ms. Wendels earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law where she was on the President’s and Dean’s List and served as an editor on the South Carolina Journal of International Law & Business. She began clerking for Riley Pope & Laney during the summer of her first year of law school and continued her clerkship through her second and third years. She accepted a permanent position with the firm following graduation. She currently resides in Columbia, South Carolina.