Samantha Podlas is a financial services attorney in Holland & Knight's Nashville office who represents both borrowers and lenders on a wide range of commercial finance matters, including acquisition financing, asset-based lending, syndicated loan transactions, healthcare receivables lending and private equity.


  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, M.S.W./M.B.A.
  • Canisius College, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
  • Tennessee
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Western New York Chapter
  • University at Buffalo School of Management LeaderCORE, Coach
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Ones to Watch, Banking and Finance Law, 2022-2024; Corporate Law, 2022-2024
  • Buffalo Law Review, Business Editor