Fitapelli & Schaffer is proud to announce that Frank Mazzaferro, Partner, and Armando Ortiz, Associate, have been selected once again to the Super Lawyers 2020 Rising Stars list. This selective award allows no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state to receive this honor. Through a research team at Super Lawyers who conduct a patented multiphase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area, Frank Mazzaferro and Armando Ortiz have been chosen to a list outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. Both have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement throughout the years
Mr. Mazzaferro, who has been with our firm since 2010, represents clients nationwide in collective and class action lawsuits for failure to pay proper wages, overtime and commissions, as well as large-scale consumer class actions. Mr. Mazzaferro is licensed to practice law in New York State and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member of the New York County Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) of New York.
Mr. Ortiz, who has been at Fitapelli & Schaffer since 2015, handles collective, and class actions seeking to recover overtime, minimum wages, and other owed compensation. He also represents clients in a wide range of employment disputes, such as claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under both federal and state law. Mr. Ortiz is licensed to practicelaw in the states of New York, Massachusetts, and Florida, and the United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York, the District of Massachusetts, and the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
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