Samantha S. Loveland is an associate in the firm’s Jacksonville office and practices in the area of insurance defense, personal injury, and civil litigation matters. Some of her notable representations include defending claims brought for personal injury and sexual assault arising under maritime law; seafarer workplace injuries under the Jones Act; and contractual arbitration of seafarer claims.
In addition to her background in admiralty & maritime and civil litigation, Ms. Loveland has experience in bankruptcy, guardianship, criminal defense, and family law. She also performed pro bono work with the Rosemary Barkett American Appellate Inn of Court, where she researched and wrote appellate briefs in the area of unemployment law and presented oral arguments in the Third District Court of Appeal. Ms. Loveland served as a certified legal intern for the Major Crimes Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office and worked as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Judge Marcia G. Cooke in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
A native of Miami, Ms. Loveland graduated cum laude from St. Thomas University School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from University of Miami. While in law school, she was the student articles editor of the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, a member of the St. Thomas University Moot Court team, as well as a student member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Ms. Loveland is a member of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association, the Peter T. Fay American Inn of Court, the Florida Association of Women’s Lawyers and the American Bar Association.
J.D.,St. Thomas University School of Law, Cum Laude
B.A., University of Miami
- United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
- United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit