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Chief Financial Officer

Born and raised in Marietta, Samantha has strong ties to the community. Samantha joined Johnson & Alday as the Office Manager and is now the company’s Chief Financial Officer. She works directly alongside both Partners and the staff in assisting them with their daily tasks and all financial needs of the firm. She is a graduate of Marietta High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia in Marketing and Public Relations with a minor in Communication.

Following college, Samantha worked for a boutique public relations firm in Kennesaw, GA, and later joined the Atlanta-based hedge fund Chi-Rho Financial, LLC as their Director of Investor Relations. She worked for Chi-Rho for nine years before taking several years off to stay home and raise her children. Before joining Johnson & Alday, she worked for the local non-profit Communities In Schools of Marietta/Cobb County as their Communications Coordinator.

Samantha is very involved in the community as a sustaining member of the Junior League of Atlanta. She has also served as a board member of the Junior League, the Center for Children and Young Adults, Communities In Schools, and her sorority alumni chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha. Her true passion is raising her two children and spending time with her family and three dogs, Hine, Lucy, and Kirby.



Legal Assistant

Sandi is a Chicago native who currently resides in Acworth with her husband, Daniel, and 2 daughters, Brittani and Isabella. In her time away from the office she enjoys traveling, cooking, and volunteering in her community. She is thrilled to join Johnson & Alday as a legal assistant.


Vanessa Patterson

Legal Assistant

Vanessa Patterson, a Spelman College alumnus, and her husband Pat have a blended family of 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her family is active in two local churches, and she also volunteers and serves as a birth and postpartum doula. Vanessa joined the firm with years of workers' compensation experience and is a great asset to the team.


Lizbeth Alvarez

Legal Assistant

Lizbeth was born in Mexico and raised in Marietta. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in legal studies from Kennesaw State University. Lizbeth aspires of attending law school in the future and becoming an immigration attorney. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and visiting new places.

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Ebonee Echols

Legal Assistant

Ebonee was born and raised in Newnan, Georgia. She graduated from Northgate High School and received her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. In her free time, Ebonee enjoys shopping, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She joins Johnson & Alday as a legal assistant.

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Lauren Briggs

Legal Assistant

Lauren was born and raised in the Atlanta metro area, spending most of her childhood in Jonesboro, GA. After high school, I attended Georgia State University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. While becoming acclimated to life "post-undergrad," Lauren decided to go back to school and attain her Juris Doctorate. She enjoys married life as she prepares to graduate from Atlanta's John Marshall Law School in 2023. Lauren's favorite things to do outside work are hanging with her husband and dog at the park or working out at the gym.


219 Roswell Street, NE
Marietta, GA 30060

(t) 678-967-4040
(f) 678-400-2223

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