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Dick Maykel Ortega is a trial attorney at The Ferraro Law Firm representing victims in cases involving product liability, wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, asbestos-related diseases, and toxic torts. Prior to joining The Ferraro Law Firm, Mr. Ortega worked in the Washington, D.C. office of a large international law firm counseling international and domestic entities in complex merger and acquisition transactions, finance transactions, market entry strategies, product liability litigation, antitrust litigation, and FCPA matters.

During law school, Mr. Ortega held several positions that prepared him to represent our clients in complex matters. He interned with the Securities and Exchange Commission assisting counsel with the investigation and litigation of industry and issuer practices. He also interned with the FIU Office of the General Counsel developing litigation strategies and regulatory compliance parameters, and a boutique litigation firm working closely with clients to build their case and negotiate advantageous settlements.

Mr. Ortega earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Florida International University College of Law and graduated as the Salutatorian of his class. In addition, Mr. Ortega earned book awards in several courses including International Commercial Arbitration, Investor Advocacy Clinic, Legal Skills and Values III, and Contracts. He successfully competed in prestigious appellate advocacy and arbitration competitions and received the C.A.M.P. 4 Justice Human Rights Scholarship, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, and Broward Hispanic Bar Association Scholarship.

Mr. Ortega co-authored the following publications:

How Far Can the CFPB Cast Its Net for Abusiveness Claims?,” Corporate Counsel (July 2015)

CFPB Enforcement of the Abusive Standard,” Corporate Counsel (July 2015)

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Salutatorian, Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida, 2014
  • B.S., Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2014
  • District of Columbia, 2016

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association

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Verdicts & Settlements

BILLIONS
OF DOLLARS
Recovered for Our Clients

The Ferraro Law Firm is one of the top five asbestos and mesothelioma law firms in the nation in the number of claimants we represent and the total recovery we have obtained for our clients. Our courtroom successes have also given us the financial resources to handle complex cases that require a significant monetary investment on the part of the law firm handling your case.

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$70,102,000

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$14,088,300

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$14,000,000+

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$12,500,000

Product Liability

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$9,000,000

Talcum Powder

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$6,785,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$6,250,000

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$5,500,000

Catastrophic Personal Injury

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$5,000,000

Product Liability

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$5,000,000+

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$5,000,000

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$3,455,000

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$2,981,302

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$2,854,159

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$2,500,000

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$2,000,000

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$1,800,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$1,500,000

Defective Drugs

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$1,153,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$1,131,327

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$1,066,000

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$1,055,000

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$900,000

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$800,000

Catastrophic Personal Injury

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$500,000

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$450,000

Catastrophic Personal Injury

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$300,000

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