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Philip A Ordonez

Philip A. Ordonez

Biography

Philip is a May 2020 honors graduate of Emory University School of Law. He was born and raised in South Florida where he was a National Merit Scholar Finalist and National Hispanic Scholar in high school. He attended Auburn University on a full academic scholarship for his undergraduate studies.

Philip worked summer and winter breaks during his undergraduate studies for a national insurance defense firm as a legal assistant and paralegal where he provided a full range of litigation support for personal injury and construction defect cases. He continued to do so as a paralegal and law clerk for the same firm while pursuing his law degree at Emory University School of Law.

Upon completing law school and while studying for the bar exam, Philip went full-time as a paralegal supporting a construction defect division and now joins Rutherford Christie as a recently admitted member of the Georgia Bar.

Practice Area

Philip’s practice focuses on state and federal civil litigation, including premises liability and security, general liability, and workers’ compensation.

Education & Bar Admissions

  • B.A., Sociology, summa cum laude with Honors Auburn University, 2014  
  • J.D., with Honors, Emory University School of Law, 2020
  • Georgia State and Superior Courts, 2020

Membership

Bar Sections
  • Tort and Insurance Law 
  • Worker’s Compensation Law
  • Entertainment and Sports Law 
  • Franchise and Distribution Law
  • Construction Law
Associations
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Philip A Ordonez

Philip A. Ordonez

Biography

Philip is a May 2020 honors graduate of Emory University School of Law. He was born and raised in South Florida where he was a National Merit Scholar Finalist and National Hispanic Scholar in high school. He attended Auburn University on a full academic scholarship for his undergraduate studies.

Philip worked summer and winter breaks during his undergraduate studies for a national insurance defense firm as a legal assistant and paralegal where he provided a full range of litigation support for personal injury and construction defect cases. He continued to do so as a paralegal and law clerk for the same firm while pursuing his law degree at Emory University School of Law.

Upon completing law school and while studying for the bar exam, Philip went full-time as a paralegal supporting a construction defect division and now joins Rutherford Christie as a recently admitted member of the Georgia Bar.

Practice Area

Philip’s practice focuses on state and federal civil litigation, including premises liability and security, general liability, and workers’ compensation.

Education & Bar Admissions

  • B.A., Sociology, summa cum laude with Honors Auburn University, 2014  
  • J.D., with Honors, Emory University School of Law, 2020
  • Georgia State and Superior Courts, 2020

Membership

Bar Sections
  • Tort and Insurance Law 
  • Worker’s Compensation Law
  • Entertainment and Sports Law 
  • Franchise and Distribution Law
  • Construction Law
Associations
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

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