|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|
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
What is an Allonge?
Samantha Alves Orender,M. Scott Thomas, November 27, 2013
Given the importance of the allonge in establishing a bank’s standing in commercial foreclosure cases, you may be surprised that the term “allonge” is nowhere to be found in Florida’s Commercial Code. In one case, the court describes an allonge as “simply an...
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