Armando Ortiz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP
 | 28 Liberty Street, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-300-0375
Fax: 212-481-1333
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (50%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    As an associate attorney with the Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP, law firm in New York, New York, Armando Ortiz focuses his practice exclusively on employment and labor law, handling single plaintiff cases as well as collective and class action suits. Serving clients throughout the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties, Mr. Ortiz provides effective, dependable assistance and support to those with legal issues related to any of the following:

    ·         Overtime and wage disputes

    ·         Employee discrimination

    ·         Sexual harassment

    ·         Employer retaliation

    ·         False Claims Act disputes

    ·         ERISA issues

    ·         Unfair trade practices and insurance disputes

    ·         All other areas of employment law

    A 2009 graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, Mr. Ortiz attended Suffolk University Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2012. During his time in law school, he interned with the Honorable Robert Tochka, focusing primarily on criminal law matters, and he was actively involved with the "Journal of High Technology Law," publishing an article regarding the essential facilities doctrine.

    Mr. Ortiz holds his licenses to practice law in New York, Massachusetts and Florida, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of Massachusetts, and the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

    Having focused on employment law for most of his career, Mr. Ortiz has gained invaluable experience litigating cases involving wage and hour disputes and employee discrimination. Armed with this experience, he has helped numerous employees assert their rights and obtain justice in the face of serious employment-related grievances.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer


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    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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    About Armando Ortiz

    Admitted: 2015, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Journal of High Technology Law, Member

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York, 2015
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
    • Massachusetts, 2012
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
    • Florida, 2013
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Volunteer

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Old Lessons Die Hard: Why the Essential Facilities Doctrine Provides Courts the Ability to Effectuate Competitive Balance in High Technology Markets, 13 J. High. Tech. L. 170 (2012)

    Educational Background:

    • Boston College, Major: Psychology, Minors: Music and History
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    Office Location for Armando Ortiz

    28 Liberty Street
    30th Floor
    New York, NY 10005

    Phone: 212-300-0375

    Fax: 212-481-1333

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    Last Updated: 11/11/2020

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