Practice and Industry Groups

Samantha D. Seaton

Associate Houston

Sam is an Associate in the Houston office. She defends employers in state and federal court and before government agencies in matters involving labor and employment issues, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, restrictive covenant, and wage-and-hour claims. Sam also counsels employers regarding workplace compliance with applicable federal and local laws and regulations.

Prior to joining Ogletree, Sam practiced employment, labor, and OSHA law at a large international law firm.


  • Drafted successful appeals brief defending employer in discrimination and retaliation case before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Represented employers in all aspects of pre-trial process in state and federal court and before government agencies.
  • Counseled employers on a variety of workplace legal issues, including wage-and-hour compliance, drug testing, non-competition agreements, and employee handbooks.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas