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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 80%
    33 years
  2. Immigration: 20%
    17 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

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    Christian Lassen Wrongful death Attorney
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  • Leslie Weiner Langbein

    Andres represented his clients zealously in a litigated matter but at the same time showed the highest level of respect for my client and professionalism towards me. If I had a friend or relative that needed representation, I would recommend him without hesitation.


    Leslie Langbein Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices of Andres Rivera-Ortiz

330 SW 27TH Ave Ste 608
Miami, FL, 33135-2968


FLMember in Good Standing198306/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Phi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyPhi Kappa Phi1981
Golden Key National Honor SocietyGolden Key National Honor Society1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Andres Rivera-Ortiz, P.A.1993 - Present
AttorneyKaplan & Bloom, Pa1990 - 1993
AttorneyNational Labor Relations Board1984 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaN/AN/A
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas ( pro hac vice)N/AN/A
U.S. District Court Sourthern District of NY (pro hac vice)N/AN/A
U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina (pro hac vice)N/AN/A
U.S. Supreme CourtN/AN/A
11th U.S. Circuit Court of AppealsN/AN/A
U.S. District Court Middle District of FloridaN/AN/A
U.S. District Court Southern District of FloridaN/AN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia ( pro hac vice)N/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Harmon v. CB SquaredSettled
Damiana PEREZ, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. GLOBE AIRPORT SECURITY SERVICES, INC. Defendant-Appellant.Win
ALBERTO LUGO, Appellant, vs. WESTSIDE SANITATION, INC., and FLORIDA UNEMPLOYMENT APPEALS COMMISSION, Appellees.Denial of Unemployment Benefits Reversed
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Publication nameTitleDate
ALSB Journal of Employment and Labor LawYou Cant Ask That!Unmasking the Myths About Illegal Pre-Employment Questions2011
all Business, D & B Co.Employee Can Sue over Polygraph Test, Rules U.S. District Court Virginia2009
Federal Supplement Harmon v. CB Squared Services, Inc., 624 F. Supp. 459 ( E.D. VA. 2009) .2009
Adjunct Law Professor BlogEmployee Polygraph Protection Act Prohibits Mandatory Arbitration2009
HR Tech NewsThe Wrong Way to Investigate Employees Suspected of Theft2009
US Law.comEmployee Polygraph Protection Act Prohibits Mandatory Arbitration2009
Labor and Employment Law NewsThe Employee Polygraph Protection Act Versus Employment Arbitration Waivers2009
Hawaii Employers CouncilEmployee Demoted After Polygraph Test Can Proceed with Suit2009
Privacy & Data Security Law JournalRecent Case Law under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act : A Practical Review2009
HR Morning.comThe wrong way to spot a dishonest employee2009
GEN TV Channel 8Overtime and Minimum Wage Laws2009
GEN TV Channel 8Child Labor Laws2009
Compliance InstituteEmployee Polygraph Protection Act of 19882002
Federal Reporter Perez v. Globe Airport Security Services, Inc., 253 F. 3d 1280 (11th Cir. 2001).2001
Journal of the Missouri BarAn Overview of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act2001
Miami HeraldUM Employee Fired for September 11 Remarks2001
Southern Reporter Lugo v. Westside Sanitation Inc., 744 S. 2d 465 (3rd DCA Fla. 1999).1999
Federal Supplement Long v. Mangos Tropical Café Inc., 958 F. Supp. 612 (S.D. Fla. 1997).1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Talk ShowURESSA2013
Talk ShowCan An Employer Fire an Employee for Bad Credit2012
Carpenters Unions ConferenceEmployer Union Busting Tactics in Representation Elections1992
Carpenters Union ConferencePreserving Evidence for NLRB ULP Hearings1992
Carpenters Union ConferenceHow to Handle an NLRB Unfair Labor Practice Charge1992
Carpenters Union ConferenceNLRB Representation Elections1992