Joseph John Ortego

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Assistant District Attorney, New York County, 1979-1983.

Areas of Practice (26)

  • Automotive, Trucking & Fuel Systems
  • Aviation
  • Aviation Product Liability
  • Consumer Products
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Health Effects - Toxic & Complex Torts
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Medical Devices
  • NP Second Opinion
  • NP Trial
  • Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Litigation
  • Securities & Governance Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Corporate & Finance
  • Food Safety Litigation
  • Food, Beverage & Agriculture
  • Global Disputes
  • Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Electronic Discovery & Digital Evidence

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Syracuse University, B.A., with honors, cum laude, in History, 1976
Law School Attended:
Boston University, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1980, New York, U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third, Fifth and Ninth Circuits and U.S. Supeme Court
Nassau County, New York State and American (Co-chair, Business Torts Committee; Member, TIPS Committees on: Toxic Torts and Hazardous Substances and Environmental Law; Co-Chair of Professionals', Officers' and Directors Liability Committee, 1999-2001) Bar Associations; National Hispanic Bar Association (Past Regional President; Member, National Board of Governors); The Defense Research Institute; American Law Institute; Advisory Committee on the Restatement of Torts; ALI-ABA Committee on Continuing Education, 2000-2003; Continuing Education Product Liability Advisory Counsel (Sustaining Member); Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Member, Board of Directors); Adults and Children with Learning Disabilities (Member, Board of Directors).
Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, 1954

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