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Global Guide

Dispute Resolution — Puerto Rico


O'Neill & Borges LLC - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Partner Salvador Antonetti Stutts is described by peers as "an outstanding lawyer due to how he thinks and writes, as well as his knowledge of the law." Market commentators add that he is "an excellent, diligent and well-respected lawyer." Another interviewee highlights his proactivity and fast response times.

Carla García-Benítez specialises in commercial litigation and also maintains an active practice in representing clients in disputes pertaining to IP, insurance and environmental law. One source highlights her capabilities in presenting appeals. She is dual-qualified to practise in New York and Puerto Rico.

Carlos Valldejuly-Sastre has 20 years of experience handling trade regulation matters and specialises in commercial arbitration proceedings. Peers say: "He's a very intelligent, diligent and committed lawyer." His expertise spans competition and environmental disputes, as well as mass torts.

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Pietrantoni Méndez & Alvarez LLC - Dispute Resolution Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Néstor Méndez is recognised as a senior figure in the commercial litigation arena and has a wealth of experience advising clients on commercial arbitration matters. He is praised by peers as "one of the best litigators in the country," with commentators adding that he is "a pre-eminent figure in this field" and "a prestigious and experienced name here." He recently led the team on the aforementioned work highlight.

Clients state that partner Jorge Peirats is "a highly knowledgeable practitioner in the disputes arena who helps his clients by providing effective solutions to cases." Market commentators add that "he has a lot of experience handling trials at the federal and state levels." He represents a diverse clientele in commercial litigation matters.

Peers praise partner Oreste Ricardo Ramos, with one source saying: "I respect him as he is an intelligent lawyer." Clients highlight the "quality of his work, the results he achieves and the speed at which he provides solutions." His practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution.

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Casellas Alcover & Burgos - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Partner César Alcover frequently represents clients from the healthcare sector in commercial litigation cases. One client singles him out for praise, describing him as "a highly reliable lawyer with vast legal knowledge in his field." He is recognised by sources for his activity in domestic disputes. His recent work includes leading on the aforementioned work highlight.

Clients are full of praise for Ricardo Casellas, whom they describe as "very impressive and professional; he is someone who takes matters head-on and gives honest opinions and recommendations." They go on to highlight that "he displays the utmost professionalism and is very thorough" and that "he is competent, has common sense and understands business issues."

Clients highlight Heriberto Burgos Perez as "an accessible, extremely knowledgeable and responsible professional." He has experience representing corporate clients in disputes relating to taxation and banking, as well as distribution and non-competition agreements.

Market commentators praise up-and-coming individual Natalia Morales Echeverría as "a very good lawyer who shows a lot of promise." She works with a diverse range of clients from sectors such as healthcare, insurance and real estate.

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McConnell Valdés LLC - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Eminent practitioner Arturo García-Solá is singled out for praise by clients, who say: "He is an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who is able to handle complex matters. He's available when we need him, understands our needs and stays in close contact." Peers also describe him as "a serious opponent." He has over 30 years of experience in the litigation arena and has experience advocating before the Supreme Court.

"Distinguished litigator" Raúl Arias-Marxuach is revered by interviewees for his litigation capabilities. Peers highlight his strong reputation in this field and say: "He is a very competent lawyer who is very well equipped from a technical perspective, particularly in disputes relating to distribution agreements." He is also admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Partner Francisco Bruno advises a broad range of clients on a variety of state and federal disputes, including environmental, commercial and maritime matters such as toxic torts and product liability mandates. He also has recognised experience in mediation matters.

Partner Juan Marqués-Díaz has over 24 years of experience in litigation. He is endorsed by observers as "a lawyer who has a good reputation in the market and is very knowledgeable of court proceedings." A peer notes: "I think that he is a highly capable and intelligent lawyer with a lot of patience and in-depth knowledge."

Eduardo Zayas comes highly recommended by peers, who comment: "He expresses himself very well both in writing and orally." They go on to mention: "He prepares himself very thoroughly for trial." His practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation.

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Reichard & Escalera LLC - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Main partner Rafael Escalera is enthusiastically endorsed by clients for his knowledge, experience and commitment. Market observers say: "He is without a doubt the premier civil litigator in Puerto Rico and generally a great lawyer who is extraordinarily well known and respected." Clients add that "he is an expert in litigation and very knowledgeable about the law."

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Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Pérez-Ochoa, P.S.C. - Dispute Resolution Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Eric Pérez-Ochoa focuses on civil and commercial litigation, with expertise in class actions, bankruptcy and product liability matters. He is also active in handling distribution and franchising disputes. Peers recognise his considerable involvement in the litigation field and describe him as "an outstanding lawyer."

Pedro Jiménez-Rodríguez maintains an active presence in this field. He is described by market sources as "a brilliant lawyer" and "a highly capable practitioner." His practice includes ADR, as well as antitrust and securities litigation. He is dual-qualified to practise in New York and Puerto Rico.

Market observers praise Luis Oliver as an "excellent and experienced lawyer who is highly respected in this field and handles complex work." Market commentators add: "He is a tremendous lawyer and has experience litigating at both the state and federal levels."

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Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret - Dispute Resolution Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Partner Albeniz Couret is singled out for praise by market commentators, who state: "He is an intelligent lawyer who researches and writes well." He has capabilities in commercial disputes such as those arising from distribution and franchising agreements, as well as antitrust litigation.

The "excellent" Lee Sepulvado is held in high esteem by peers, who praise him for his expertise in this field, particularly in connection with oil and gas-related disputes. They add: "He is a very good litigator who has great advocacy skills."

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Toro, Colón, Mullet, Rivera & Sifre - Dispute Resolution Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

The "excellent" Jaime Toro-Monserrate is held in high esteem among market commentators, who report that "he is an experienced and very active lawyer." They go on to say: "He is an intelligent and reasonable person who looks for solutions." He has over 25 years of experience litigating at both federal and state level.

Partner Manuel Fernandez-Bared is described by sources as "a well-rounded lawyer who has in-depth knowledge and handles complex litigation." He handles commercial disputes such as those relating to distribution agreements, as well as workouts, securities arbitration and product liability matters.

Since publication, Jaime Toro-Monserrate has joined MeléndezTorres Law

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Senior Statesmen

Salvador Antonetti-Zequeira

Antonetti Montalvo & Ramírez-Coll (AMRC)

From the Chambers Global guide

Seasoned practitioner Salvador Antonetti-Zequeira of Antonetti Montalvo & Ramírez-Coll (AMRC) is hailed by market commentators as "a pre-eminent figure in this field," with one source adding: "I have the utmost respect for him in every sense." He has experience in class actions and distribution disputes, and remains active as an arbitrator.

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Senior Statesmen

Nigaglioni Law Offices PSC

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior statesman Ruben Nigaglioni of Nigaglioni Law Offices PSC receives significant praise from interviewees, who view him as "a very well-reputed lawyer." They add that "he is a highly skilled litigator and a serious opponent in court." Sources go on to highlight that "he is a highly experienced lawyer who really understands how advocacy works."

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Eminent Practitioner

Arturo García-Solá

McConnell Valdés LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Eminent practitioner Arturo García-Solá is singled out for praise by clients, who say: "He is an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who is able to handle complex matters. He's available when we need him, understands our needs and stays in close contact." Peers also describe him as "a serious opponent." He has over 30 years of experience in the litigation arena and has experience advocating before the Supreme Court.

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Band 1

Reichard & Escalera LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Main partner Rafael Escalera is enthusiastically endorsed by clients for his knowledge, experience and commitment. Market observers say: "He is without a doubt the premier civil litigator in Puerto Rico and generally a great lawyer who is extraordinarily well known and respected." Clients add that "he is an expert in litigation and very knowledgeable about the law."

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Band 1

Pietrantoni Méndez & Alvarez LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Néstor Méndez is recognised as a senior figure in the commercial litigation arena and has a wealth of experience advising clients on commercial arbitration matters. He is praised by peers as "one of the best litigators in the country," with commentators adding that he is "a pre-eminent figure in this field" and "a prestigious and experienced name here." He recently led the team on the aforementioned work highlight.

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Band 2

Casellas Alcover & Burgos

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner César Alcover frequently represents clients from the healthcare sector in commercial litigation cases. One client singles him out for praise, describing him as "a highly reliable lawyer with vast legal knowledge in his field." He is recognised by sources for his activity in domestic disputes. His recent work includes leading on the aforementioned work highlight.

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Band 2

Raúl Arias-Marxuach

McConnell Valdés LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

"Distinguished litigator" Raúl Arias-Marxuach is revered by interviewees for his litigation capabilities. Peers highlight his strong reputation in this field and say: "He is a very competent lawyer who is very well equipped from a technical perspective, particularly in disputes relating to distribution agreements." He is also admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

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Band 2

Ricardo F Casellas

Casellas Alcover & Burgos

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients are full of praise for Ricardo Casellas, whom they describe as "very impressive and professional; he is someone who takes matters head-on and gives honest opinions and recommendations." They go on to highlight that "he displays the utmost professionalism and is very thorough" and that "he is competent, has common sense and understands business issues."

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Band 2

Eric Pérez-Ochoa

Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Pérez-Ochoa, P.S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Eric Pérez-Ochoa focuses on civil and commercial litigation, with expertise in class actions, bankruptcy and product liability matters. He is also active in handling distribution and franchising disputes. Peers recognise his considerable involvement in the litigation field and describe him as "an outstanding lawyer."

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Band 3

Salvador Antonetti Stutts

O'Neill & Borges LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Salvador Antonetti Stutts is described by peers as "an outstanding lawyer due to how he thinks and writes, as well as his knowledge of the law." Market commentators add that he is "an excellent, diligent and well-respected lawyer." Another interviewee highlights his proactivity and fast response times.

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Band 3

McConnell Valdés LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Francisco Bruno advises a broad range of clients on a variety of state and federal disputes, including environmental, commercial and maritime matters such as toxic torts and product liability mandates. He also has recognised experience in mediation matters.

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Band 3

Ferraiuoli LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients describe bankruptcy specialist Sonia Colón of Ferraiuoli LLC as "a tireless worker who is very responsive and thoroughly considers all angles of a case," going on to highlight "her resourcefulness, communication and thoroughness." Interviewees also say: "She is able to manage several different parties in different locations under intense time pressures and keep the case moving forward."

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Band 3

Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Albeniz Couret is singled out for praise by market commentators, who state: "He is an intelligent lawyer who researches and writes well." He has capabilities in commercial disputes such as those arising from distribution and franchising agreements, as well as antitrust litigation.

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Band 3

Morell Bauzá Cartagena & Dapena LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Ramón Dapena of Morell Bauzá Cartagena & Dapena LLC has experience in representing notable clients from the construction, healthcare and oil and gas industries. His main areas of focus encompass antitrust, commercial and labour disputes.

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Band 3

Carla García-Benítez

O'Neill & Borges LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Carla García-Benítez specialises in commercial litigation and also maintains an active practice in representing clients in disputes pertaining to IP, insurance and environmental law. One source highlights her capabilities in presenting appeals. She is dual-qualified to practise in New York and Puerto Rico.

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Band 3

Pietrantoni Méndez & Alvarez LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients state that partner Jorge Peirats is "a highly knowledgeable practitioner in the disputes arena who helps his clients by providing effective solutions to cases." Market commentators add that "he has a lot of experience handling trials at the federal and state levels." He represents a diverse clientele in commercial litigation matters.

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Band 3

Manuel A Pietrantoni

Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz, LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Interviewees praise partner Manuel Pietrantoni of Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz, LLC as "an excellent professional and a determined negotiator," adding: "He has experience litigating at the federal level; he is very recognised in this field." Another source also enthuses: "The legal strategies he defines are great, but most of all, he can adapt during the progress of a trial."

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Band 3

Oreste Ricardo Ramos

Pietrantoni Méndez & Alvarez LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Peers praise partner Oreste Ricardo Ramos, with one source saying: "I respect him as he is an intelligent lawyer." Clients highlight the "quality of his work, the results he achieves and the speed at which he provides solutions." His practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution.

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Band 3

Carlos Rodríguez-Vidal

Goldman Antonetti & Córdova

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Carlos Rodríguez-Vidal of Goldman Antonetti & Córdova is regarded by sources as a "a highly competent, experienced and diligent lawyer." They go on to note that "he pays close attention to detail" and "has a great deal of experience in litigation." He is also qualified to practise in New York and Washington, DC.

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Band 3

Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret

From the Chambers Global guide

The "excellent" Lee Sepulvado is held in high esteem by peers, who praise him for his expertise in this field, particularly in connection with oil and gas-related disputes. They add: "He is a very good litigator who has great advocacy skills."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Jaime Toro-Monserrate

MeléndezTorres Law

From the Chambers Global guide

The "excellent" Jaime Toro-Monserrate is held in high esteem among market commentators, who report that "he is an experienced and very active lawyer." They go on to say: "He is an intelligent and reasonable person who looks for solutions." He has over 25 years of experience litigating at both federal and state level.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Carlos A Valldejuly-Sastre

O'Neill & Borges LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Carlos Valldejuly-Sastre has 20 years of experience handling trade regulation matters and specialises in commercial arbitration proceedings. Peers say: "He's a very intelligent, diligent and committed lawyer." His expertise spans competition and environmental disputes, as well as mass torts.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Heriberto Burgos Perez

Casellas Alcover & Burgos

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients highlight Heriberto Burgos Perez as "an accessible, extremely knowledgeable and responsible professional." He has experience representing corporate clients in disputes relating to taxation and banking, as well as distribution and non-competition agreements.

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Band 4

Roberto A Cámara-Fuertes

Ferraiuoli LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Roberto Cámara-Fuertes of Ferraiuoli LLC is seen by market commentators as a "very talented" and "excellent" practitioner. Interviewees go on to note: "He instils confidence in his clients and achieves good results." He advises on a range of matters including product liability, personal injury and banking disputes at the federal level.

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Band 4

Manuel Fernandez-Bared

Toro, Colón, Mullet, Rivera & Sifre

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Manuel Fernandez-Bared is described by sources as "a well-rounded lawyer who has in-depth knowledge and handles complex litigation." He handles commercial disputes such as those relating to distribution agreements, as well as workouts, securities arbitration and product liability matters.

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Band 4

Pedro A Jiménez-Rodríguez

Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Pérez-Ochoa, P.S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Pedro Jiménez-Rodríguez maintains an active presence in this field. He is described by market sources as "a brilliant lawyer" and "a highly capable practitioner." His practice includes ADR, as well as antitrust and securities litigation. He is dual-qualified to practise in New York and Puerto Rico.

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Band 4

Juan A. Marqués-Díaz

McConnell Valdés LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Partner Juan Marqués-Díaz has over 24 years of experience in litigation. He is endorsed by observers as "a lawyer who has a good reputation in the market and is very knowledgeable of court proceedings." A peer notes: "I think that he is a highly capable and intelligent lawyer with a lot of patience and in-depth knowledge."

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Band 4

Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Pérez-Ochoa, P.S.C.

From the Chambers Global guide

Market observers praise Luis Oliver as an "excellent and experienced lawyer who is highly respected in this field and handles complex work." Market commentators add: "He is a tremendous lawyer and has experience litigating at both the state and federal levels."

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Band 4

Jose L Ramirez-Coll

Antonetti Montalvo & Ramírez-Coll (AMRC)

From the Chambers Global guide

Jose Ramirez-Coll of Antonetti Montalvo & Ramírez-Coll (AMRC) has long-standing experience in the disputes sphere. He remains active in contentious mandates relating to IP, product liability and bankruptcy. He routinely represents clients in class actions. He is also admitted to practice in Florida.

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Band 4

McConnell Valdés LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Eduardo Zayas comes highly recommended by peers, who comment: "He expresses himself very well both in writing and orally." They go on to mention: "He prepares himself very thoroughly for trial." His practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation.

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Up and Coming

Natalia Morales Echeverría

Casellas Alcover & Burgos

From the Chambers Global guide

Market commentators praise up-and-coming individual Natalia Morales Echeverría as "a very good lawyer who shows a lot of promise." She works with a diverse range of clients from sectors such as healthcare, insurance and real estate.

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