- Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 2014) 2014 Outstanding Law Student Award; National Association of Women Lawyers; Merit Scholarship Recipient; Captain, Faculty Candidate Interview Team; Mentor, National Black Law Students Association
- American Intercontinental University (M.B.A. in concentration in Healthcare Management , with Highest Honors, 2005) President's List; National Black MBA; International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration
- California University of Pennsylvania (B.S. in Biology, with Honors, 2001) Outstanding Achievement Award; Academic Excellence Award; California University of Pennsylvania's Honors Program
- Founder, Liberian Awards, Inc.
- Trusted Advisor on Diversity and Inclusion to Dean Gary S. Gilden, Penn State Dickinson Law
- American Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Dauphin County Bar Association
- Volunteer Judicial Panelist, The Lex:lead Group, Lawyers for Economic Advancement and Development.
Samantha Divine Jallah
Samantha Divine Jallah is an Associate in the Firm's Health Care Practice Group and represents clients in state and federal health law and regulatory and compliance issues, including surveys, licensure, audits, Medicare/Medicaid, fraud and abuse, and voluntary disclosures, among others. Her clients include institutional health care providers nationwide, including academic medical centers, hospitals, health care systems, skilled nursing facilities (SNF), continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), hospices, and home health agencies.
Ms. Jallah provides her clients with the perspective of a regulator, having previously served as an Assistant Counsel with the Pennsylvania Office of General Counsel at the Department of Health. During her tenure, she advised the Department's leaders on transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters. She also collaborated with other state and federal agencies, as well as attorneys representing hospitals, health systems, and other providers on matters including the resolution of infectious control issues.
A refugee from a civil war in the country of Liberia, Ms. Jallah completed high school with honors and matriculated into college at age 15. In less than four years, she earned her B.S. degree with honors while also holding down many diverse jobs and serving numerous organizations. Ms. Jallah has over a decade of combined work experience in business and law. Her business experience includes management, banking, health care, and nonprofit.
An active member of her community, Ms. Jallah is the founder of Liberian Awards, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization that mentors minority college students and recognizes immigrants excelling in the diaspora.