Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Ort was a corporate and tax associate at a New York-based law firm, and prior thereto, was an intern with the Office of the Attorney General of Texas – Tax Division and a judicial intern for The Hon. Lee Yeakel in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.
Mr. Ort received his J.D., with Honors, from The University of Texas School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor for The Review of Litigation, champion of the Thad T. Hutcheson Moot Court Competition, recipient of the Marvin Key Collie Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Tax Law and ranked in the Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship. Mr. Ort received his M.S. in accounting and a graduate certificate in taxation from Seton Hall University, where he was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi honor societies and President of the Brooklyn Chapter of the Seton Hall University Accounting Club, and received his First Talmudic Degree, magna cum laude, from Yeshiva Gedola Ohr Yisrael.