Areas of Practice

 

Class Actions and Complex Litigation

 
The Firm understands the unique demands of prosecuting and defending class action cases. Our class-action litigators have represented clients as plaintiffs and defendants in multi-million consumer, maritime, insurance bad-faith, insurance underwriting practices, opioid epidemic, amongst others, class actions in both state and federal courts.
 
Attorneys:

Luis N. Saldaña - Román
Shareholder
Born in Seville, Spain, December 17, 1967; admitted to bar, 1992, Puerto Rico; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit. Mr. Saldaña is the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Denmark, San Juan, Puerto Rico since March 2011. Since May 2019 he is also the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Sweden (Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands). Her Majesty Margrethe II of Denmark bestowed upon him the Order of the Dannebrog on May 2019. Co-Author ABA's Book on Obtaining Evidence Abroad, Discovery Across the Globe (Puerto Rico Chapter).
 
Ian P. Carvajal
Shareholder
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 26, 1968; admitted to bar, 1994, Puerto Rico, 1995, State of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle, Western Districts of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit.
 
Manuel Sosa-Báez
Partner
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 6, 1974; admitted to bar, 2002, Puerto Rico; U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; and, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico. Admited to bar, 2013, United States Court for International Trade. Lecturer on Federal Jurisdiction, 2013- present; Adjunct Professor of Maritime Law, University of Puerto Rico, School of Law, 2005-10; Visiting Professor of Maritime Law, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, School of Law, Summer 2005; Speaker on Maritime Law and Legislation at Ship Operations Cooperative Program’s Meeting, June 22-24, 2004;Author of Puerto Rico Clings to the Uniformity of General Maritime Law, 2 Benedict’s Mar. Bull. 257 (3d Quarter 2004).
 
Bayoán Muñiz-Calderón
Partner
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 24, 1979; admitted to bar, 2005, Puerto Rico; U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Court of Appeals
 
Fernando Sabater-Clavell
Partner
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 21, 1981; admitted to bar, 2007, Puerto Rico; U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
 
Lourdes M. Santos-Gutiérrez
Partner
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 25, 1979; admitted to bar, 2005, Puerto Rico, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
 
Luis J. Clas-Wiscovitch
Associate
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 19, 1989; admitted to bar 2016, Puerto Rico; U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. Admitted to the Florida Bar, 2018.
 
Angel Rotger-Sabat
Partner
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 25, 1967; admitted to bar, 1993, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1994, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico, and 2016, District of Columbia, and 2019, Colorado; former Attorney General (2000), and Deputy Attorney General (1997-1999) of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.