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Schnader Welcomes Three New Associates

On June 7, 2016 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

PHILADELPHIA – Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to welcome three new associates, Samantha Banks, Jessica M. Lau and Jeffrey Primo Wilson, to the firm.

Samantha Banks is a member of the Litigation Services Department, and will reside in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Prior to joining Schnader, she was an associate with the firm of Sheridan & Murray LLC. Ms. Banks served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Thomas J. Rueter, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She was a legal intern for the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. Ms. Banks is a 2014 graduate of Villanova University School of Law, where she was Associate Editor of the Environmental Law Journal and co-president of the Employment Law Society. She received her B.S. in Business and Economics from Lehigh University in 2011.

Jessica M. Lau is also a member of the Litigation Services Department, and part of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Governance Litigation and Shareholder Disputes, Financial Services Litigation, and Lender Liability practice groups. She will reside in the firm’s New York City office. Prior to joining Schnader she was an associate with the firm of Lynch Daskal Emery LLP. Ms. Lau is a 2012 graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where she was a staff member of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law. She received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2007.

Jeffrey Primo Wilson joins the Litigation Services Department and is a member of the Product Liability and Sports Law practice groups. He will reside in the firm’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Schnader, he was a senior attorney with the firm of Jackson Jenkins Renstrom LLP. Mr. Wilson is an active participant in the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), serving as the chair of the Sports and Entertainment Law section (2013-2015), vice-chair and chair of the Taxation section (2011-2012) and vice-chair of the Business, Commercial & Bankruptcy Law section (2009-2010). Mr. Wilson is a 2008 graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law, where he helped to develop the curriculum for obtaining a Certificate of Business for law students. He became the first law student to obtain this Certificate upon graduation at USF. Mr. Wilson received his B.S. in Management Science, with honors, from the University of California San Diego in 2004. He played NCAA Division 2 tennis at UCSD all four years, earning All-American status his senior year.