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Samantha Alves Orender


Office: (904) 346-5520
Fax: (904) 348-5842


University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2008
    Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands, 2007
Amherst College, B.A. in Political Science, with honors, 2000

Main Biography

Ms. Orender is a member of Rogers Towers' Litigation Department and the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. She represents business entities and individuals in the areas of contract litigation, insurance disputes, commercial loan litigation and workouts, lender liability defense, and other commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.

Bar Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Business Law Section
    • Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Jacksonville Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • U.S District Court, Middle District of Florida

Awards & Distinctions

  • Florida Super Lawyers, “Rising Star” (Business Litigation), 2013

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Ritz Chamber Music Society, Inc., Volunteer Counsel, 2014
  • The Seaside Playgarden Preschool, Inc., Board Member, 2013-present
  • Generation W, Inc., Board Member
  • Patrons of the Hearts, 2010-present
  • KYN Accelerator Program, Mentor
  • Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce Get Smart! Program, Mentor
  • National Tax Section Moot Court Competition, Volunteer Judge, 2009
  • Client Intake Volunteer, Bay Area Legal Services, 2008-2009

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-Author, ABA Section of Business Law, Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation, Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, Ch. 23, Nonprofit Law and Litigation (2011 ed. Vol. 2).
  • Co-Author, ABA Section of Business Law, Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation, Vol. 2, Nonprofit Law and Litigation (2009, 2010). 

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