McConnell Valdés is happy to announce that it recently opened an office in Miami, Florida. Located at the SunTrust International Center in Downtown Miami, McConnell Valdés LLP (McV Miami) will provide legal services to a diverse roster of clients that range from individuals to real estate developers and financial institutions, in areas that include white-collar and criminal defense, Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), labor, real estate, commercial financing, bankruptcy and workout matters, among other disciplines.
The office will be headed by María Domínguez. Mrs. Domínguez, who also leads the Government Enforcement, White Collar and Criminal Defense Practice Team, is a well known litigator who is a former First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico (San Juan) where she held several supervisory positions, including Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, Acting Chief of the Criminal Division, Acting Chief of the Civil Division, White Collar and General Crime Chief, and Senior Litigation Counsel. She also worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida (Miami). She began her career in public service as an Assistant State Attorney in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida, under the leadership of former U.S. Secretary of Justice, Janet Reno.
With a team of close to 200 attorneys and staff, McConnell Valdés Puerto Rico will support McV Miami, allowing clients to benefit from cost efficiencies and savings unique to the Florida market. McV’s attorneys are well recognized in Puerto Rico and in many jurisdictions across the globe for their impeccable work and service. They offer a truly global approach, backed by a proven track record in significant representations not only in Puerto Rico, but also in jurisdictions in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.
“At McV we’re more than legal advisors. We work together with clients, becoming their partners and focusing on their business success. Our commitment to clients has been instrumental in achieving over seventy years of continued achievements. Today, we continue adapting this vision and our way of doing business as we move forward. Opening the Miami office is a direct reflection of this philosophy, ” said Arturo García-Solá, Managing Director of McConnell Valdés.
McConnell Valdés is member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, comprised of more than 160 member firms – all leaders in their jurisdictions -- which provides access to more than 20,000 lawyers in 560 offices in more than 100 countries, further positioning the firm to devise targeted solutions that anticipate, address and support client’s varied international interests.
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