Our Team

Kate Fletcher is a litigation associate at Siegel Teitelbaum & Evans (“STE”). She received her J.D. from Yale Law School and received her A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard College. She spent her 2L summer at Cahill, Gordon & Reindel LLP.

Ms. Fletcher’s work at STE has encompassed a broad array of matters, including Section 1983 claims under the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments, commercial and consumer contracts, real estate matters, requests and appeal under the federal Freedom of Information Act and the New York Freedom of Information Law, and claims under the Stored Communications Act and the Wiretap Act. Ms. Fletcher was also a member of the successful criminal defense team in the highly-publicized trial of People v Hillary.

Prior to joining STE, Ms. Fletcher collaborated in developing a body of work exploring concepts and principles at the intersection of international human rights, reproductive rights, and population ethics. She was a Senior Associate at Human Rights Watch specializing in Africa- related issues, including the increasing role of China in Africa. She is co-author of “The Role of Civil Society in Governance and Poverty Alleviation,” in Muna Ndulo ed., Democratic Reform in Africa: Its Impact on Governance and Poverty Alleviation (Ohio University Publishers, 2006).

Jacqueline Sams, known to us as Jackie, but to some as "Sam," has had a long and interesting secretarial career. She has been with Siegel Teitelbaum & Evans, LLP from day one. Her resume includes administrative positions at Third World Cinema, The National Conference of Black Lawyers, and the New York State Supreme Court and the Court of Claims.