Playa del Rey resident and attorney Samantha Grant has been named a partner of the law firm of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, a West Los Angeles firm that dates to 1908.

The firm has been involved in some landmark cases involving intellectual property and entertainment litigation.

Grant advises, arbitrates, and litigates on behalf of employers in labor and employment matters.

Her areas of expertise include harassment, discrimination, retaliation, unfair competition and unfair labor practices.

She is a frequent speaker at American Bar Association (ABA) meetings and holds leadership positions in the ABA.

Grant also serves on boards of the Black Women Lawyers Association and the John M. Langston Bar Association.