Ethan Samson, JD

Managing Principal / Private Markets Consultant


Ethan advises clients on private markets investments, drawing on his prior experience as a transactional lawyer and dedicated legal counsel to both a strategic investor and its portfolio companies. In addition, as Private Markets Counsel to Meketa, Ethan negotiates a broad array of private investment vehicles and transactions for the firm.

  • Private markets
  • Joined Meketa in 2019

    Previous roles:

    • Pension Consulting Alliance, Principal and General Counsel
    • Cambia Health Solutions, Senior Associate General Counsel
    • Stoel Rives, Corporate Associate
    • Deutsche Bank, Associate, Corporate Strategy
    • BA, Hobart College
    • JD, cum laude, Lewis & Clark Law School
    • Managing Editor, The Lewis & Clark Law Review
    • Member, Oregon State Bar

    Ethan has two boys, Ford and Palmer. He’s making good progress in his long-term plan to get them to love fly fishing, skiing, and the Denver Broncos as much as he does.