Samantha Medina is an attorney in the firm’s Business Litigation practice group. Through ambition and discipline, she aims to serve a range of clients through their challenging times.
While attending law school, Samantha focused on obtaining a diverse hands-on work experience and being consistently involved in the community. Samantha received the Dean’s Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee College of Law.
Samantha has placed a focus on diving into unique work experiences to better understand the importance of distinct needs of a variety of clientele. She has previously worked within the legal division of a Fortune 500 insurance company specializing in employee benefits while learning how large corporations strive to meet definite goals. Samantha also worked at one of the nation’s only nuclear security facilities, Y-12, established in the ‘Secret City’ during the formation of the Manhattan project. Facilitated by the Department of Defense and Department of Energy, Y-12 conducts countless services such as fueling the nation’s naval reactors, working with the private sector, and creating new technologies to better aid and protect citizens. To sharpen her litigation skills, Samantha also interned with the State Attorney’s Office of Broward County within their juvenile division.
Throughout law school, Samantha valued the importance of being involved in her community. She served as a leader in organizations such as the Latino Law Student Association, the Council of Diversity of Inclusion, the Dean’s Advisory Committee, the Faculty Committee on Academic Standards, and the university’s office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Samantha also participated in the Health Law Moot Court Team and served as a teaching assistant to first year law students during their experiential torts course.
Outside of diligently working for clients and the community, Samantha enjoys being out on the ocean, visiting Florida’s theme parks and discovering local restaurants.