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Jennifer V. Ortega

Jennifer V. Ortega, Associate

Jennifer V. Ortega joined the firm in June 2015 as an Associate. Ms. Ortega focuses her practice on counseling, defending, and litigating matters for national and local insurance carriers in state and federal courts. She assists clients in the investigation of claims, provides coverage opinions and litigates first and third party insurance claims.

Experience

Before joining the firm, Ms. Ortega represented both insurance carriers and their insureds in state and federal courts in disputes involving first party homeowner’s insurance claims and third party accounting and legal malpractice claims. Ms. Ortega has extensive experience in pre-suit fraud investigations, taking examinations under oath and providing coverage evaluations of homeowner’s insurance claims. Throughout her career, she has litigated a number of civil suits from inception through verdict in both state and federal courts. Additionally, Ms. Ortega successfully managed her own practice representing individuals and entities in a variety of civil and transactional matters.

Recognition

While in law school, Ms. Ortega was a member of the Dean’s List served as an executive board member of the Association of Business Law Students. Ms. Ortega also served as a Business Practice Clinic intern. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Ortega studied marketing, mass communication and Spanish and became a member of the Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity.

Education

Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 2006
University of Florida, B.S., 2002, cum laude.

Court Admissions

Florida State Courts
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Fluent in Spanish