Kaitlyn Redfield-Ortiz’s practice focuses on the representation of employees in individual and class and collective action wage and hour cases as well as in discrimination cases. She has represented employees in administrative proceedings, depositions, court appearances and grievance proceedings.
- Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)
- University of Notre Dame (B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, 2006)
Professional Recognition, Honors, and Awards
- Arizona Bar Association (2013 to present)
- 2012 Burton Award for Legal Achievement, Distinguished Legal Writing Award
- 2012 National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Graduate Award
- Highest Pro Bono Distinction for completion of more than 150 hours of pro bono service during law school (2012)
- Outstanding Editor, Arizona State Law Journal (2012)
- Outstanding Staff Writer, Arizona State Law Journal (2011)
- Spirit of Service Scholar, ASU College of Public Programs (2010)
- Harry S. Truman Scholarship Finalist (2005)
- Theodore Hesburgh Award for Leadership in Public Service (2006)
- Arizona (2012)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2013)
- U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona (2013)
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Judicial Clerk to Judge Andrew D. Hurwitz (2012-2013)
- Summer Associate, Lubin & Enoch, PC (2010 and 2011)
- Law Clerk, Arizona Legislature, Democratic Caucus (2010)
- Law Clerk, American Civil Liberties Union, Arizona Chapter (2010)
- Second Grade Teacher, Littleton Elementary School District (2006-2009)
Presentations, Publications, and Other Works
- Government by the People, for the People? Representative Democracy, Direct Democracy, and the Unfinished Struggle for Gay Civil Rights, 43 Ariz. St. L.J. 1367 (2012).
- Labor Unions and the Construction Project, in Arizona Construction Law Practice Manual 1.13 (State Bar of Arizona 2d ed. 2012).