Mr. Ortiz appears frequently on national news networks such as MSNBC, Telemundo and Univision as a political commentator, sharing his insights on various newsworthy topics. Prior to joining QGA in April 2003, Mr. Ortiz served as a transactional attorney with the international law firms of Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson & Hand and Greenberg Traurig LLP. During this time, Mr. Ortiz counseled private and public sector clients in the following areas: public infrastructure, energy, transportation, capital markets, communications, environmental, and technology. He gained significant experience dealing with Latin American clients and Fortune 100 companies doing business in that region. Mr. Ortiz frequently counseled entities doing business with the Federal Government as well as international companies developing business in Latin America. Mr. Ortiz also has extensive experience representing and advancing the interest of United States territories and foreign governments with federal agencies, Congress and the White House.