Brady Ortego - Shareholder

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Floor 57
Houston, TX 77056
713.840.1666
bortego@rmwbhlaw.com

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Mr. Ortego is a shareholder within the firm’s Real Estate Section and manages a team of professionals and paraprofessionals that assist their clients in all aspects of Community Association Law. His practice focuses on representing developers in acquisition of large tracts of land and guides them through the creation of master planned communities throughout Texas. Mr. Ortego also counsels Boards of Directors of condominium associations, and both residential and commercial community associations through corporate issues, litigation avoidance, collection/foreclosure, bankruptcy and complex contractual negotiations. He also works with several lenders in providing financing to community associations for large scale improvement projects. Additionally, Mr. Ortego oversees complex commercial real estate transactions.

Practice Areas 
Real Estate
Real Estate Transactions
Community Association Law
Bankruptcy

Education
J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2003
Order of the Lytae
AmJur/Cali Award (Civil Procedure, Contracts II)
Academic Merit Scholarship
Vinson & Elkins Public Interest Scholarship
South Texas College of Law Enhancement Scholarship
South Texas College of Law General Scholarship
Listed, “Who’s Who Among American Law Students”
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1999

Honors and Awards
Listed, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" (Edition 2008)
Listed, “Professionals on the Fast Track” H Texas Magazine (2009)
“Who’s Who Among American Law Students”

Affiliations
Member, Houston Bar Association

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Publications
"Impacts of Foreclosure: You have the Right but do You Want the Remedy?"
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LIVING Magazine
CONTACT Magazine
FACETS Magazine

"Wrongful Foreclosure: Clerical Mistakes by Management that Can Result in Suit"
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LIVING Magazine
COMMUNITY MANAGER Newsletter, CAI National

"The Devil in the Details: Avoiding Wrongful Foreclosure Lawsuits"
COMMUNITY MANAGER National CAI Magazine

Volunteer Immunity in Community Associations: A Survey of State Laws” coauthor, CAI PRESS (2013)

Media Appearance
Management Company Fraud” CAI Community Spotlight Radio
New Legislation Updates” CAI Community Spotlight Radio
Deed Restriction Enforcement” CAI Community Spotlight Radio