Christopher Ortiz is an Associate in the Complex Commercial Litigation Department of the New York office of Kaye Scholer. Mr. Ortiz has experience drafting legal memoranda, briefs, and pleadings, including complaints, document requests and responses to document requests, stipulations, and affidavits. Mr. Ortiz’s trial experience includes performing procedural research, drafting pre-trial motions, revising examination scripts for expert witnesses, and summarizing daily trial proceedings. Additionally, he has conducted extensive legal and factual research in a variety of antitrust, intellectual property, and commercial litigation matters.MEHR
In his pro bono practice, Mr. Ortiz has represented several clients in a range of matters, including an immigrant seeking asylum, a private high school defending a mechanic’s lien action, and a group of non-profit organizations suing the United States government.
Mr. Ortiz received his J.D. from Cornell Law School, with a concentration in Public Law. While at Cornell, he served as the Internet Editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and worked as a summer law intern for the Antitrust Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General. Mr. Ortiz earned his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University.