His practice focuses on state and federal court litigation of commercial matters at both trial and appellate levels, as well as representing clients in arbitration and administrative proceedings. His experience includes participating in trade secret disputes, government bids and Request for Proposals, product liability claims, and general tort and breach of contract disputes.
Prior to joining McConnell Valdés in 2021, he worked as law clerk to Hons. Jay A. García-Gregory and Juan M. Pérez-Giménez at the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, and as an associate in the litigation department at another San Juan law firm. He was also clerk to Hon. Roberto J. Sánchez-Ramos at the Puerto Rico Court of Appeals. During this time, Mr. Álvarez-Valentín also participated in various conferences regarding information privacy, free speech, and media and technology law.
While in law school, Mr. Álvarez-Valentín served as a student law clerk to the Hon. Pedro A. Delgado-Hernández at the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Puerto Rico Law Review (Volume 87), and assisted Mortgage and Notary Law Professor Lourdes Quintana-Lloréns. He also published the law review article La tecnología en la Rama Judicial de Puerto Rico: Un mecanismo para fomentar el acceso a la justicia, 86 Rev. Jur. UPR 909 (2017).
- Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
B.S. & B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Syracuse University, 2015
- Major: Television, Radio and Film
- Major: Art History
J.D., Magna Cum Laude, University of Puerto Rico School of Law, 2018