Victoria N. Ferrentino

Victoria N. Ferrentino

Partner
Location:
Tampa, Florida
Phone:
813-302-1418
Fax:
813-273-0091
Email:
Victoria Ferrentino joined the Firm as a partner in 2016. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Sciences, cum laude, from Flagler College (2000) and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law (2004). Victoria concentrates her practice in health care litigation, defending hospitals, doctors and other health care professionals. She has handled litigation involving medical negligence, premises liability and general liability claims. Victoria also has experience defending health care providers in matters involving the Florida Board of Medicine, Board of Nursing and Department of Health. Victoria is a member of The Florida Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Victoria is rated “AV” by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Health Care
  • Medical and Nursing License Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude - 2004
  • Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida
    • B.A. cum laude - 2000
    • Major: Social Sciences

Honors and Awards

  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named to Florida Super Lawyers list 2017
  • Designated “Rising Star” in Medical Malpractice by Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2013 - 2016
  • Recognized as “Up & Coming Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine, 2014
  • Finalist for Community Leadership Award Presented by USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy, 2013 and 2014
  • Recipient of the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers President’s Award, 2014
  • Recipient of the HCBA James M. “Red” McEwen Memorial Award, 2012-2013
  • Recipient of the HCBA Award of Excellence for the historical film documentary “Before the Law Was Equal”
  • Florida Bar Equal Opportunity Law Section: Equal Opportunities in the Profession Award, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Board of Directors, 2016
  • The Florida Bar Judicial Administration & Evaluation Standing Committee, 2016
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • DRI Member
  • Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers, • Past Presidents Advisory Committee 2017 • Immediate Past President 2016-2017 • President-Elect, 2014-2015 • Vice President, Programs, 2013-2014 • Treasurer, 2011-2013 • Board of Directors, Director at Large, 2009-2011
  • The Florida Bar Constitutional Judiciary Committee 2017
  • Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, 2013-2014
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division, 2010-2013
  • Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, Risk Management Committee, 2014-Present