Elizabeth Ortega
Co-Founder and Executive/Marketing Director, The Academy and Legal Marketing Strategist/Founder
ECO Strategic Communications


Ortega has worked with lawyers and law firms to achieve their leadership goals in competitive markets around the world for more than 20 years. Her expertise lies in developing and executing leadership strategies, litigation public relations, social media campaigns and corporate branding initiatives, as well as reputation and crisis management on a global scale. She co-founded The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators, a collaboration of litigation professionals working with the Basel Institute on Governance to expand worldwide access to solutions in economic crime cases.

Fellow content

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

How Lawyers Can Stay Connected Despite Social Distancing

Elizabeth Ortega shares recommendations on how to network during isolation in Legal Business World.

Thursday, April 02, 2020

How One Communications Strategist Advises How to Cope With a Pandemic

Faced with a global pandemic that necessitates social distancing, Elizabeth Ortega reveals to "Law360" how she's advising clients to use communications strategies to manage through these challenging times. 


Blogs of Interest

The Academy
Blogs, short articles and series by Fellows of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators.

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Nissan Ex-CEO Ghosn Highlights Importance of Reputation Management

In an article written for "Law360," Elizabeth Ortega explains how the intriguing case of former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn uncovers a lesson for lawyers about how sound communications strategy helps manage a crisis and can, if done correctly, repair a reputation.