Joined Firm in 2023
Samantha Ward zealously advocates for her clients, drawing on her unique professional experience and training.
- Expertise in healthcare informatics and electronic medical records
- Graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law
Attorney in Springfield, IL
Sam concentrates her practice in civil litigation, focusing on Medical Malpractice Defense, Trucking, General Tort Litigation, and Healthcare Law. She joined Heyl Royster as a Summer Associate in 2020 and returned as a Summer Associate in 2021. Upon graduating from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2022, Sam joined the firm full-time as an Associate Attorney.
Prior to law school, Sam spent four years establishing expertise in healthcare informatics and electronic medical records while working at Cerner Corporation (now known as Oracle Cerner). This experience provides a unique qualification for advising clients in the healthcare setting and further assists her in all cases in which medical records are relevant or involved.
In her free time, Sam enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading fiction novels, and traveling.
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
B.S., University of Illinois, high honors
Licensure(s) and Admission(s)
State Courts of Illinois
Central District of Illinois
Southern District of Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association
Sangamon County Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois