Otto joined Nosich & Ganz in January, 2016 after holding a Staff Counsel position at Ascendant Commercial Insurance Company. During his time at Ascendant, Otto first-chaired 3 jury trials and favorably resolved several catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. Prior to joining Ascendant, Otto managed a solo practice as a full-service civil law office. Otto has held positions at the defense firms of: Wadsworth & Huott; Hinshaw & Culbertson; Pyszka, Blackmon, Levy, Mowers & Kelley, P.A.; and, Nicklaus, Hyatt & Pena, P.A.
Otto received his Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate from Florida State University in 1992. After two years in the workforce, he returned to school and earned his Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law. While attending St. Thomas University, Otto earned the Book Awards for Property and Trial Practice.
Otto holds the AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability. He is also a member of the Dade County Bar Association and the Cuban American Bar Association. Otto is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. District Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is fluent in Spanish.