Ms. Pena is a commercial litigator with substantial experience representing corporate and individual clients in complex business matters, including contract and partnership disputes, business torts, violations of non-compete agreements and banking litigation, at both the trial and appellate court levels. She also has experience litigating claims arising under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (“FDUTPA”).
In the real estate arena, Ms. Pena has extensive experience representing commercial real estate developers, as well as lenders, in disputes involving acquisition loans, construction financing, extensions, defaults, and alleged fraud.
Ms. Pena also has considerable experience representing national surety companies, managing general agents, and bail agents in the bail bond industry in connection with contract disputes and the defense of personal injury and wrongful death cases across the United States. Ms. Pena routinely counsels clients on the intricacies of agency law, as well as effective methods for limiting potential liability and effectively managing risk.
Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
BS, Finance and International Management, Georgetown University, cum laude, 2002
JD, University of Miami, magna cum laude, 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships
Business Law Section, The Florida Bar
Trial Lawyers Section, The Florida Bar
The Georgetown Club of Miami
Georgetown University Alumni Career Network, Volunteer
International and Comparative Law Review, University of Miami