Puerto Rico

Benchmark Litigation Reviews

Dispute resolution
Goldman Antonetti & Cordova

Goldman Antonetti & Cordova is equipped to handle dispute resolution matters in Spanish before Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, lower courts and administrative agencies, and in English before the US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Star litigator Carlos Rodríguez-Vidal chairs the litigation and trial practice. He is experienced in disputes involving construction and various other types of civil and commercial contracts. Capital member Rossell Barrios handles commercial law, intellectual property, antitrust, class action litigation and arbitration, government procurement, environmental, torts, tax, medical malpractice, and product liability litigation. He also dedicates a significant portion of his practice to franchising and distribution litigation, arbitration, and counseling.

McConnell Valdés

The litigation practice group at McConnell Valdés of Puerto Rico has been entrusted with dispute matters for 70 years. The group is specialized in technical, high-stakes, and complex litigation cases in Puerto Rico as well as in multidistrict litigation venues in United States district courts.

Dora Peñagarícano dedicates her practice to intellectual property and commercial litigation. She is recognized for her work in the first right-of-publicity case brought in Puerto Rico state court, in which the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico established the rights of the parties. She is recognized as one of Benchmark Latin America’s Top 25 Women in Litigation for the third consecutive year. 

Leader of the bids and government procurement practice team and co-leader of the bankruptcy practice group is Antonio Arias-Larcada, who, since 2013, has been counseling investment funds and creditors on Puerto Rico public debt restructuring. He also represents United States and foreign clients in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and foreclosure and asset repossession.