Headshot of Hector Oropeza, a Washington, DC-based personal injury lawyer at Morgan & Morgan

Hector Oropeza

Trial Attorney

Biography Overview

Mr. Oropeza’s personal injury practice previously included medical malpractice, automobile accidents, pedestrian accidents, premise liability accidents and other personal injury accidents. At Morgan & Morgan Mr. Oropeza’s will focus car accident cases and premise liability cases.

Mr. Oropeza has been listed on the National Top 100 Lawyers for Personal Injury in 2020 and 2021.

Additionally he was listed on the Continental Who’s Who Registry of National Business Leaders and was a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“HBA-DC”), Maryland State Bar Association (“MSBA”), and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“BADC”). Mr. Oropeza also served as a Good Samaritan Advocate at Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, MD. As a Good Samaritan Advocate, he represented indigent Montgomery County members who have free legal needs. Mr. Oropeza also acted as an Appointed Attorney in Montgomery County and Baltimore City where he advocated for the rights of indigent defendants in their Bail Hearings before Judicial Officers.

After law school, Mr. Oropeza worked at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP for two years. At Fried Frank, Mr. Oropeza structured and reorganized hedge funds and private equity funds, filed Quarterly and Annual Reports, and incorporated many entities in different jurisdictions. While at Fried Frank, Mr. Oropeza also fought for the rights of Guantanamo Bay Detainees Pro Bono. Mr. Oropeza spent much of his career advocating for the rights of the underrepresented and unrepresented and looks forward to advocating for the rights and interests of his clients.

Practice Areas

Practice Areas (Pa hub, spoke, local)


  • University of Maryland (B.A)
  • Howard University School of Law (J.D.)

Bar Admission

Bar Admission
  • New York
  • Maryland
  • Washington, DC

Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 for 2020 and 2021