Lori Ginex-Orinion is a founding and co-managing partner of Aviso Legal Group, LLP. Lori began her career and worked for years in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s renowned litigation department. She later joined the firm now known as Finlayson Toffer Roosevelt & Lilly LLP (“FTRL”) and was elevated to the position of Of Counsel. In 2015, she left FTRL to work for the Legal Department of Banamex USA, advising it on a variety of issues relating to its various policies and procedures and eventual wind down.
Understanding the impacts contentious litigation can have on a business, Lori helps businesses tackle their legal issues as they arise in an effort to help avoid costly litigation, regulatory issues and the like. Lori is adept at coming to know and understand your business and its needs, researching thorny issues, and coming up with policies and procedures or other solutions to address problems in a thoughtful and business-friendly manner.
Lori has over 12 years of experience litigating business disputes in state and federal court and AAA and JAMS arbitrations, including those involving breach of contract, business torts, unfair competition, wage and hour laws, unfair debt collection and credit reporting, and fraud. In addition, Lori has significant experience representing secured and unsecured creditors and trustees in bankruptcy-related matters, including fraudulent transfer cases, non-dischargeability cases, and other claims litigation. Her litigation clients span a variety of industries, including banking and lending, real estate, and healthcare.
Lori is highly effective both inside and outside of the courtroom, has strong writing and analytical skills, and often wins cases "on the papers" without the need for trial. Above all, she is pragmatic, choosing the right battles for her clients to reach a favorable result with efficiency. To that end, she maintains continuous communication with clients about case strategy, considering not only likely outcomes but, also, how the case may affect the client's business and future strategies.