Areas of Practice

 

Local Distribution Laws Litigation

 
Puerto Rico has enacted legislation for the protection of local distributors and sales agents. The Firm has represented clients claiming protection under the law, as well as clients seeking to remove existing dealers and sales agents. Assistance provided to clients includes negotiation for initiation and termination of dealership agreements, as well as litigation related to these agreements.
 
Attorneys:

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.
 

 
Fernando Sabater-Clavell
Junior 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
Associate
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.