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Ernesto N. Mayoral

Capital Member, Corporate Practice Group
787.250.2617 |


Mr. Mayoral acts as lead counsel in a wide range of banking, securities, and insurance acquisitions, and on regulatory applications to federal and Puerto Rico banking agencies. His practice is concentrated in banking, financial, and insurance regulatory matters, as an advisor for banks and other financial institutions (including international banking entities doing business in Puerto Rico), and insurance companies and producers. He has also acted as lead counsel in a wide range of corporate transactions, including commercial real estate acquisitions and securities offerings.

From 1991 until he joined the firm in June 1994, Mr. Mayoral was the Director of the Legal Division of Popular, Inc. Prior to this he served as Legal Counsel to Banco de Ponce from 1982 until its merger with Banco Popular in 1990.

From 1990 until 1994 Mr. Mayoral was a member of the Puerto Rico Bar Examination Board  and an Associate Professor on Banking Law at the Interamerican University School of Law in 1993 and 1994.

Mr. Mayoral has consistently been ranked as one of Puerto Rico’s Leading Attorneys in the Corporate/Commercial field by the renowned international publication Chambers & Partners in its Latin America Guide. He is also ranked in the Corporate and M&A field of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico guide and named as one of the most influential corporate attorneys in Puerto Rico Business Today, a premier online business news platform that provides its readers with the latest updates and insights on a wide range of topics related to the business world.


News & Publications



Leader, Financial Institutions Practice Team

Leader, Insurance Practice Team

Bar Admissions


B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1978

J.D., University of Puerto Rico Law School, 1981

Certified Legal Specialty


Puerto Rico Bar Association

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

Puerto Rico Notarial Bar Association

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