Victoria Ortega


Victoria Ortega represents clients in a variety of complex civil cases before federal and state courts. Her practice, which covers all phases of litigation from inception through appeal, spans a wide array of subject areas, including:

  • commercial litigation matters
  • government contracts
  • government investigations
  • white collar defense
  • casino and internet gaming licensing

Victoria conducted and won a trial on behalf of a large corporation in Maryland State court. She also represents corporations and financial institutions, in connection with corporate governance and compliance matters.

During law school, Victoria was the symposium editor for the Maryland Journal of International Law, a Moot Court board member, and a national competitor in the Jerome Prince Evidence Moot Court Competition.

Prior to joining Blank Rome, Victoria served as a congressional legal intern for the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Marvin J. Garbis, U.S. District Court, Baltimore, MD.

She is fluent in Spanish.

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  • 2017, listed in Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll


Professional Activities

Victoria has experience with asylum and refugee pro bono matters. She also serves as a tutor in Blank Rome’s Thurgood Marshall Tutoring Program. In 2018, Victoria received the Human Rights First “Pro Bono Star Award” for demonstrating extraordinary commitment to the cases for asylum or related forms of immigration protection that she took on a pro bono basis through Human Rights First’s program.



  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court - Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of International Trade
  • Virginia


  • University of Illinois, BA
  • University of Maryland School of Law, JD, cum laude
  • University of Maryland, MA