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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 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
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


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022

About Armando Ortiz

First Admitted: 2012, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:

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)

Pro bono/Community Service

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


  • Journal of High Technology Law, Member

Educational Background

  • Boston College, Major: Psychology, Minors: Music and History

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
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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

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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