Friday, 01 February 2019 17:30

Puerto Rico law firm McConnell Valdés opens Miami office

McConnell Valdés (McV), the largest full-service law firm in Puerto Rico and in the Caribbean, has opened an office in Miami. 

María Domínguez, McConnell Valdés Miami officeMcV 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 defence, Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), labour, real estate, commercial financing, bankruptcy and workout matters, among other disciplines.

The office is headed by María Domínguez (pictured), who also leads the government enforcement and white collar and criminal defense practice team. A well-known litigator and a former first assistant US attorney in the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico, she has also worked as an assistant US attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida (Miami). 

Domínguez began her career in public service as an assistant state attorney in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida, under the leadership of former US Justice Secretary Janet Reno.

With its team of over 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 recognised in Puerto Rico and in many jurisdictions across the globe for their impeccable work and service, the law firm said.

"The team offers 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," it added.

“At McV we’re more than legal advisers. 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, 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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