Samantha Duran



Samantha Duran is an associate and Business Law attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. Samantha is based in the Tampa office where she is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group. 

Samantha’s practice is focused on real estate development, finance and transactions, condominiums, property owners’ associations, commercial leasing, commercial lending and title insurance.

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, Do Change of Control Transactions Constitute an Assignment by Operation of Law? (Lowndes Leasing Lawyers),” Lowndes, May 20, 2021
  • Author, Hillsborough County Commercial Lease Sales Tax Rate Reduced by Recent Florida Supreme Court Decision (Lowndes Leasing Lawyers),” Lowndes, March 24, 2021
  • Author, COVID-19-Related Lease Modifications Raise New Issues of Liability for Unpaid Rent (Lowndes Leasing Lawyers),” Lowndes, March 18, 2021
  • Author, “New Decision Shows the Importance of Strongly Drafted Force Majeure Provisions (Lowndes Leasing Lawyers),” February 25, 2021
  • Author, “Looking Ahead to the Biden Administration – What the Commercial Real Estate Community Needs to Know,” Lowndes, January 20, 2021
  • Author, “Hemp in Florida: The Next Green Industrial Revolution?” Lowndes, July 5, 2019


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Member, Order of the Coif
  • University of Central Florida (B.S., 2017)
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Member, Association for Law and Business
  • Board Member, Young Professionals for Orlando Science Center
  • Special Events Coordinator, UF Law Association for Women
  • Articles Editor, Florida Law Review


  • Florida