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Individual Profile

Arturo García-Solá

McConnell Valdés LLC - San Juan

Arturo García-Solá - McConnell Valdés LLC
  • 270 Muñoz Rivera Avenue
  • San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 00918

Profile submitted by Arturo García-Solá

Practice Areas

He has developed a general civil and commercial litigation practice with emphasis in franchise and distribution laws, constitutional law, contractual disputes, and trusts and estates litigation. He also has significant experience in government and legislative affairs, municipal financing, and has dealt with many bankruptcy matters. He practices extensively before the federal courts, both at trial and appellate levels, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. García-Solá has argued three times before the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, which allows oral arguments only in few cases of significant public interest. He has also appeared many times before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Career

He is the firm's Managing Director since June 2002. He is member of various practice teams where he holds a leading role, including government affairs, bankruptcy and workouts, distribution and franchising, Cuba, class action litigation, trusts and estates and insurance litigation. He is a graduate of Columbia University and Columbia University Law School.

Personal

Mr. García-Solá is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.