Mary Samonte is an associate with the law firm of Short & Billy, PC.
She received her Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law and her LL.M. in European Law degree (mention bien) from Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas under Fordham’s double degree JD/LLM program. She is admitted to practice law in the state of New York.
Before joining Short & Billy, she was a volunteer health attorney for Community Health Advocates, New York State’s designated Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program.
Prior to her legal career, Ms. Samonte was a healthcare provider, practicing as a physical therapist in the State of New York. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Michigan, a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy degree from the University of the Philippines, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of the East. She was a licensed physician and physical therapist in the Philippines.
She is currently serving a 2-year term on the New York City Bar Association Health Law Committee (Class of 2025). She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Mary Samonte began working at Short & Billy, P.C. in October of 2022.