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Samanthea Samuels Appointed Chief EDI Officer at Cassels


We are excited to announce that Samanthea Samuels has taken on the role of Chief EDI Officer at Cassels.

In this role, Samanthea will develop, implement, and oversee comprehensive EDI initiatives at the firm, drive the firm’s EDI strategy, and serve as key point of contact and expert resource for firm leadership.

Prior to joining Cassels in January 2023, Samanthea was the Manager of EDI at a full-service Bay Street firm and led the firm’s EDI initiatives and programming. Samanthea has also practiced general corporate and securities law, and has led equity and inclusion efforts in schools, workplaces, and the broader community.

At Cassels, we believe that a diverse environment is a rich environment, and an open, inclusive atmosphere benefits everyone who works within it. Please join us in congratulating Samanthea on her new role as we work towards a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive future at Cassels and within the legal industry at large.