THE LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW SECTION’S New Executive Committee Members
Joseph T. Ortiz
Joseph T. Ortiz is a partner at Best, Best & Krieger, LLC. Mr. Ortiz’s experience includes the representation of private and municipal employers in employment matters of all kinds. Mr. Ortiz has also represented management before federal and state administrative agencies, including the NLRB, PERB, EEOC, DFEH, U.S. Department of Labor, DLSE, the State Labor Commissioner, and, in limited instances, the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Ortiz worked with and as a Teamster with United Parcel Service for approximately nine years. Mr. Ortiz also teaches Employment Law as an adjunct professor at the U.C. Riverside Extension and serves in various organizations, including the Riverside Community Police Review Commission, the Greater Riverside Dollars for Scholars and the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce.
Mr. Ortiz received a B.A. from UCLA and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota.