Antonio Ortiz

Antonio Ortiz

Attorney
Location:
Austin, Texas
Phone:
361-884-5678
Fax:
361-888-5555
Email:

Antonio Ortiz is an experienced attorney capable of advising companies and individuals on a wide range of legal and business issues. He focuses his bankruptcy practice on a wide range of disputed matters, including representing debtors and creditors in commercial bankruptcy and reorganization cases and in disputes, which involve preferential and fraudulent transfers. He focuses his commercial litigation matters on business torts, including contract dispute litigation, deceptive trade practices (DTPA), breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud. In addition, Mr. Ortiz has been involved in numerous loan workouts and has broad experience in representing borrowers in all litigation settings.

A significant portion of Mr. Ortiz’s practice also focuses on commercial construction disputes, including evaluating and defending against lien claims (including mineral liens), advice about lien rights and remedies, negotiating with owners, subcontractors, and suppliers, and resolving disputes through negotiation, mediation or litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas

Education

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Honors: American Bar Association Section of Litigation Minority Judicial Internship Program
  • St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX
    • B.B.A.

Published Works

  • “Small Business Chapter 11 – The Expedited and Cost Effective New Procedure.” Published in the Cameron County Bar Association Newsletter

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cameron County Bar Association, Member
  • Cameron County Young Lawyer’s Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Felix Recio, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division, Law clerk Intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors for the Glady’s Porter Zoo, 2011 - Present