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21 McV Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®

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21 McV Attorneys were included on the Fifth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico 2018 in 14 areas: Arbitration and Mediation, Banking & Finance, Civil Rights Law, Corporate and M&A Law, Environmental Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property Law, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation, Project Finance and Development Practice, Real Estate Law, Structured Finance Law and Tax Law. 

Best Lawyers® launched a new firm award in select markets, titled "Law Firm of the Year." McConnell Valdés was recognized with two awards in this category: Law Firm of the Year in Environmental Law and Law Firm of the Year Real Estate Law. Alfredo Hopgood-Jovet received the Labor and Employment "Lawyer of the Year" award.

The attorneys recognized by area of practice are:

Arbitration and Mediation 

  • Raúl M. Arias-Marxuach
  • Arturo J. García-Solá

Banking & Finance

  • Salvador Casellas

Civil Rights Law

  • Raúl M. Arias-Marxuach

Corporate and M&A Law

  • Samuel T. Céspedes Jr.
  • Antonio Escudero-Viera
  • Silvestre M. Miranda

 Environmental Law

  • Carlos J. Fernández-Lugo
  • Jorge J. García-Díaz

Immigration Law

  • Anita Montaner-Sevillano

Insurance Law

  • Ernesto N. Mayoral

Intellectual Property Law

  • Dora M. Peñagarícano
  • Roberto C. Quiñones-Rivera
  • María Teresa Szendrey-Ramos

Labor and Employment Law

  • Alfredo M. Hopgood-Jovet


  • Raúl M. Arias-Marxuach
  • Francisco G. Bruno
  • Richard Graffam

Project Finance and Development Practice

  • Salvador F. Casellas

Real Estate Law

  • Salvador F. Casellas
  • Harry O. Cook
  • Paul R. Cortés-Rexach
  • Silvestre M. Miranda
  • Jorge M. Ruiz-Montilla

Structured Finance Law

  • Salvador F. Casellas

Tax Law

  • Roberto L. Cabañas
  • Isis Carballo-Irigoyen

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Their methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

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