Samantha C. Riggi
120 Madison St, Syracuse, NY 13202

Ms. Riggi’s practice focuses on cases sounding in medical malpractice, workplace accident, motor vehicle, product liability, wrongful death and severe personal injury matters.

Ms. Riggi sits on the Board of Directors of the Central New York Women’s Bar Association (CNYWBA), and is a CNYWBA delegate to the New York State Women’s Bar Association. She also authors the 1st Department Update for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, and has been selected for inclusion on The National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40” list for New York.

Ms. Riggi is a graduate of Siena College, magna cum laude, and Syracuse University College of Law, where she was a member and Associate Editor of the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce and published “Who’s Your Daddy: The International Market for American Sperm.” In addition to the Journal of International Law and Commerce, Ms. Riggi is a past member of the Syracuse University College of Law Moot Court Honor Society, and was inducted into The Order of Barristers.

While in law school, she won a number of trial and appellate competitions, including the 42nd annual Edmund H. Lewis Appellate Advocacy Competition (winner; best final round advocate; highest-scoring brief), the 41st annual Edmund H. Lewis Appellate Advocacy Competition (winner; highest-scoring brief), and the 36th annual Lionel O. Grossman Trial Competition (winner)

Prior to joining Bottar Law, PLLC, Ms. Riggi served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Gary L. Sharpe, formerly the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, as a student attorney at the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office, and as an intern for (then) United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. She was also a litigation associate at a mid-sized Syracuse law firm, where she represented individuals and businesses in a variety of matters, including appeals, commercial disputes, and the defense of personal injury claims.