Samantha Panny is an associate who focuses her practice on lawyers professional liability, insurance coverage and litigation, general liability litigation, and other miscellaneous professional liability.
Samantha has successfully defended lawyers and other professionals in malpractice lawsuits in state and federal courts arising from a wide range of legal areas including real estate matters, criminal actions, matrimonial matters, patent litigation, medical malpractice, trust and estate matters, and administrative proceedings. Samantha also represents attorneys in grievance matters and other administrative proceedings.
Prior to joining FKB, Samantha earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2016 and obtained a Juris Doctorate Degree from Penn State Law in 2019.
Samantha is a strong advocate for destigmatizing mental illness and promoting mental wellness within the legal profession. She is one of the founding members of the Professional Liability Defense Federation Mental Wellness Task Force, which provides mental health/wellness resources to attorneys nationwide along with a platform for legal professionals to make contributions to system change in this area. Samantha was recognized for her contributions as a nominee for the 2022 Reed Smith Award for Excellence in Well-Being in Law.