Mr. Escudero’s practice includes advice in structuring commercial transactions, purchase and sale of businesses, as well as corporate reorganizations; he also advises businesses and individuals with regard to the operation, expansion and transfers of their businesses.
He counsels individuals on estate planning, wills, trusts and wealth preservation including asset protection trusts. He has worked on numerous green field development of real estate for the establishment of manufacturing facilities.
Mr. Escudero was a member of the drafting committees of the 1995 and 2009 General Corporations Law of Puerto Rico and teaches pro bono the Corporations Law and Legal Research and Drafting courses at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law.
He served as the Firm’s Managing Partner for twelve years and is Treasurer of McV Consulting, Inc., an affiliate of the Firm engaged in real estate and hospitality advisory services.
He is ranked as Senior Statesman in the Corporate/Commercial field by the international publication Chambers & Partners in both its Global and its Latin America Guides and is also ranked in the Corporate and M&A Law field of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico guide.
He is a member of the UPR Law School Trust and the Academia Puertorriqueña de Jurisprudencia y Legislación de Puerto Rico, and chairs the Corporations Law Committee and co-chairs the Trusts Legislation Committee. He is also member of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Community Foundation.
News & Publications
- McV NewsAugust 21, 2019
- Best Lawyers® Names McV "Law Firm of the Year" in Environmental Law and Intellectual Property; 26 Attorneys RecognizedMcV NewsAugust 21, 2018
- McV NewsAugust 28, 2017
- McV NewsMarch 28, 2017
- An McV AlertOctober 18, 2016
- June 7, 2016
- April 7, 2016
- December 3, 2015
- 17 McV Attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico© 2016September 11, 2015
- McV serves as local counsel in Sears Holdings Corporation’s $2.7 billion transactionJuly 8, 2015
- Twenty-six McV Attorneys Recognized in Chambers & Partners Latin America GuideJune 22, 2015
- June 18, 2015
- An McV Intellectual Property AlertMarch 23, 2020
- Trump Administration Reaches Out to Private Sector Companies who can Donate and/or Produce Large-Scale Quantities of Critical SuppliesAn McV Government Affairs AlertMarch 23, 2020
- McV Cuba Practice Team AlertSeptember 17, 2019
- An McV Intellectual Property AlertJanuary 29, 2018
- An McV Corporate AlertDecember 28, 2017
- An McV Cuba Practice Team AlertNovember 17, 2017
- An McV Tax AlertJuly 19, 2017
- An McV Cuba Practice Team AlertJune 23, 2017
- Fifth Round of Amendments Easing Cuba Sanctions Regulations Issued Prior to President Obama’s Historic Trip to CubaMarch 16, 2016
- An McV Corporate AlertMarch 11, 2016
- Amendments Ease Financing Rules on Exports and Further Facilitate Travel to CubaJanuary 28, 2016
- December 3, 2015
- Cuba Practice Team, September 21, 2015
- Cuba Practice Team, July 1, 2015
- Cuba Practice Team, January 15, 2015
- Obama Administration Charts a New Course for U.S. - Cuba RelationsDecember 23, 2014
Chairman Emeritus, Pro-Bono Committee
Leader, Trusts & Estates Practice Team
- Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
- District of Columbia
- New York
B.S., Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
- Major: Economics
J.D., Magna Cum Laude, University of Puerto Rico Law School
American Bar Association