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Samara Taper

Samara Taper

Samara Taper is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Dallas office.

Her practice focuses on government investigations and white-collar defense.

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  • Honored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas as one of their 2024 Outstanding Young Attorneys.

Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2023, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Hatton W. Sumners Scholar; SMU Science and Technology Law Review

B.A., Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020, with honors

Clerkships

Judicial Extern to the Honorable Catharina Haynes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2022

Admissions

Texas

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Publication
False Claims Act - 2023 Year in Review
February 29, 2024

The False Claims Act continues to be one of the most commonly used weapons in the government’s enforcement arsenal to address various forms of fraud. This review highlights key developments from 2023 related to the FCA, including: The recovery by the government of nearly $2.7 billion in settlements and judgments in FCA cases in fiscal year 2023—$450 million more than the previous fiscal year’ [...]