Board Member

Irene Oria

Irene Oria is currently a Partner at the international law firm of FisherBroyles LLP. She has over 20 years of experience in complex commercial business litigation in federal and state courts and arbitration tribunals. She has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases to a conclusion.

Before joining FisherBroyles LLP, Ms. Oria served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida (Miami). During her tenure at the United States Department of Justice, Ms. Oria defended the interests of the United States in civil suits filed in the U.S. District Courts alleging statutory torts, constitutional torts, violations of civil rights and employment discrimination/ harassment/ retaliation laws, medical malpractice and a myriad of other claims.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Oria served as federal judicial law clerk to the Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga, U.S. District Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Miami Division). Ms. Oria also has prior large law firm experience as Special Counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP (Miami, FL), as well as Senior Associate/Associate at Hunton & Williams (Miami, FL); Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP (Miami, FL); and Lowenstein Sandler LLP (Roseland, NJ).

Additionally, Ms. Oria served as the National President of the Hispanic National Bar Association from 2019-2020 and on the Board of Directors of the Miami-Dade Bar Association from 2018-2020. She currently chairs the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and previously served for several years on the Court’s Local Rules Committee.