Satra Sampson-Arokium

Satra Sampson-Arokium
Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Dechert LLP
Headquarters: Philadelphia/New York
Industry: Law Firm
CEO: David Forti and Mark Thierfelder (Co-Chairs)

Credentials: Masters of Public Administration from Marist College; B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany

Satra Sampson-Arokium’s expertise is in the strategic development of best-in-class DEI initiatives and programming. She partners with leadership to shift mindsets, behaviors, and practices towards more equitable and inclusive leadership for individuals and teams at Dechert as well as at other organizations.

Prior to joining Dechert in 2017, Mrs. Sampson-Arokium served in the same capacity at global law firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP. She also spent over a decade at Deloitte in various roles, including senior consultant for Global Diversity.

Mrs. Sampson-Arokium is a current and former board member of the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP) and former president of the Eastern Fairfield County Chapter and empowerment chair of the Eastern Region of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.