Samantha Savoni is a member of Nossaman’s Environment & Land Use Group. Having begun her legal career as a Summer Associate at Nossaman, Sam has experience preparing memoranda on questions of environmental protection legislation, civil procedure, and real property. As an Associate, she assists in preparing legal briefs and advising clients on a variety of environmental and land use matters, including those dealing with the California Environmental Quality Act, the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, the California Endangered Species Act, and associated land use regulations. Sam assists in representing resource developers, public agencies, landowners, and industry organizations in matters involving federal, state, and local permitting issues and environmental planning and litigation.

While in law school, Sam served as Staff Editor for the University of California Irvine Law Review, was a member of the Environmental Law Society, and worked with multiple organizations providing pro bono legal assistance, including the Orange County Legal Aid Society, the Poverty Law Clinic, and the UCI Environmental Law Clinic.

Sam regularly comments on news affecting endangered species issues in California and throughout the United States on the Firm’s Endangered Species Law & Policy blog.


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Honors & Recognitions

Faculty Award for highest grade in Lawyering Skills

Dean's Honors



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