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Maria A. Penuela

Maria A. Penuela

Senior Associate

100 S.E. 3rd Avenue
Suite 2700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
maria.penuela@nelsonmullins.com

Maria is a trial litigator who works on all aspects of a case from start to finish, regularly assisting clients in products liability, medical devices, toxic tort, and commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts. She has worked on multinational trials in various jurisdictions for companies in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, automotive, and consumer products...

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Maria is a trial litigator who works on all aspects of a case from start to finish, regularly assisting clients in products liability, medical devices, toxic tort, and commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts. She has worked on multinational trials in various jurisdictions for companies in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, automotive, and consumer products industries, to name a few. In her daily practice, Maria counsels clients regarding litigation strategies, conducts discovery and depositions, and drafts motions.

Maria A. Penuela

industries, to name a few. In her daily practice, Maria counsels clients regarding litigation strategies, conducts discovery and depositions, and drafts motions.

Maria is a trial litigator who works on all aspects of a case from start to finish, regularly assisting clients in products liability, medical devices, toxic tort, and commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts. She has worked on multinational trials in various jurisdictions for companies in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, automotive, and consumer products... industries, to name a few. In her daily practice, Maria counsels clients regarding litigation strategies, conducts discovery and depositions, and drafts motions.

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, JD (2017)
    • Research Editor, Penn State Law Review
    • Student Editor, the American Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Magazine
    • Selected to compete as an advocate for Penn State Law at the 2017 annual mock trial competition held by the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County at the federal courthouse in Pittsburgh
  • Florida International University, BA/BS, magna cum laude (2014)

Admissions

  • Florida
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Practice Areas

Industries

  • Federal Bar Association Law Student Division, Chair–Elect (2016–2017)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Region V Deputy President (2017)
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2021 Pathfinder
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