Luis E. Ordoñez is of counsel in the Miami office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Mr. Ordoñez defends architects, engineers, land surveyors, environmental engineers and consultants, and professional liability insurers in matters ranging from risk management to complex environmental concerns and design defect litigation. He is a trial-tested attorney with extensive experience handling claims involving issues and allegations of construction and design defects and omissions, delay of claims, negligent supervision of construction phase services, faulty or defect material specification, as well as worksite injury claims and wrongful death litigation. In over 35 years of practice, he has routinely dealt with legal issues involving general liability, insurance defense and bad faith litigation, and including but not limited to labor and employment; premises liability; commercial liability; trucking; automobile; hospitality, liquor, food and beverage liability; commercial fleet liability claims; professional liability; and products liability defense.
Mr. Ordoñez was a partner of the firm for 12 years. Prior to joining QPWB, he was the Miami office managing director and partner at Wagenfeld Levine, where he led the firm’s General Liability Practice Group; he was a senior trial attorney at Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., in Miami. Mr. Ordoñez was a former managing attorney for State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company’s Miami litigation office, where he handled automobile and premises liability matters, and coverage opinions. He was also a litigation partner at Marlow, Connell et al., in Miami, and an associate at Miami-based Blackwell & Walker, P.A. Mr. Ordoñez began his legal career in 1981 at a Chicago law firm.
Mr. Ordoñez is a member of the Florida and Illinois state bars and is admitted to practice before the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association. Mr. Ordoñez holds an AV-rating with Martindale Hubbell, denoting the highest accolade an attorney can receive for his legal ability and ethical standards.
A graduate of Eastern Illinois University, in 1978 Mr. Ordoñez received a Bachelor of Science in business, and in 1981 he earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois.
Mr. Ordoñez is proficient in Spanish.
9300 South Dadeland Blvd., 4th Floor
Miami, Florida 33156
Telephone: (305) 670-1101
Facsimile: (305) 670-1161
Areas of Practice:
- Architects and Engineers
- Automotive Liability
- Construction Claims
- General Litigation
- Insurance and Insurers
- Labor and Employment Law
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Professional Malpractice Defense
- Trucking and Transportation
- University of Illinois, J.D. (1981)
- Eastern Illinois University, B.S. (1978)