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Florida Trial Lawyer

Dick Maykel Ortega is a Partner at The Ferraro Law Firm focused on helping clients solve complex legal problems. Mr. Ortega has a broad range of experience litigating and advising clients in complex commercial, Qui Tam, product liability, catastrophic injuries, and toxic tort actions in state and federal courts and in arbitration. 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 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 the FIU Investor Advocacy Clinic assisting clients in FINRA Arbitration disputes to recover damages due to broker wrongdoing.

Mr. Ortega earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Florida International University College of Law and graduated as the Salutatorian of his class. Mr. Ortega is honored to have received various awards and scholarships during law school and successfully represented FIU Law in national and international competitions. He is especially proud of having received the C.A.M.P. 4 Justice Human Rights Scholarship funded by the families of the Brothers to the Rescue (Hermanos al Rescate), who twenty years before helped rescue his family in the Florida Strait when they fled Cuba.

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
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2019
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2020

Professional Associations

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

Our Attorneys

Matthew K. Casbarro

Florida Appellate and Trial Lawyer

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James L. Ferraro

Founding Shareholder & President

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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

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$14,088,300

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$14,000,000+

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$14,000,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$12,500,000

Product Liability

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$11,000,000

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

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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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+

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$5,000,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$3,455,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$2,981,302

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$2,854,159

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$2,500,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$2,000,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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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

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$1,066,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$1,055,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$900,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$800,000

Catastrophic Personal Injury

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$500,000

Mesothelioma & Asbestos

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$450,000

Catastrophic Personal Injury

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$300,000

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