|University ||Amherst College, B.A., Political Science, with honors, 2000; Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands, 2007|
|Law School||University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2008|
|Admitted||U.S District Court, Middle District of Florida|
Bar Association Memberships
•The Florida Bar
•Business Law Section
•Intellectual Property Law Section
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
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.
Awards & Distinctions
•Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star (Business Litigation), 2013
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).
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Do Guarantors Fall Under the Protection of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act?
Samantha Alves Orender, September 17, 2014
We have discussed the Equal Credit Opportunity Act(“ECOA”), which makes it unlawful for a creditor to discriminate against an applicant in any aspect of a credit transaction on the basis of, among other things, the applicant’s marital status, religion, sex, race, or age. The...
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