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Reichard & Escalera LLC

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Reichard & Escalera is a respected firm with a consolidated dispute resolution department. Well placed to handle commercial litigation proceedings, including franchise and distribution claims, class action and sales representation disputes. Also boasts a solid track record acting on constitutional and administrative litigation cases, as well as disputes arising from debt restructuring. Clientele hails from various industries such as food and beverage, financial services and energy.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Rafael Escalera chairs Reichard & Escalera's litigation department and is an outstanding practitioner who continues to draw solid recognition from market observers for his participation in litigation matters. An interviewee considers him "an excellent and well-respected lawyer."

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Overview

Our Litigation Department is heavily oriented towards complex commercial litigation in a wide variety of fields.  Right now the Department is involved in a multi-district antitrust litigation in Alabama; it is defending a client against a government initiated action related to the opioids controversy; represents defendants in a civil RICO case about the management of several foundations; represents plaintiffs in a constitutional litigation against the federal government regarding social assistance programs in Puerto Rico; and represents the largest group of public debt creditors in the most important aspect of Puerto Rico's bankruptcy proceedings under the PROMESA Law.  In the past it has litigated fraud, securities, super fund, distribution law, labor and trademark cases among many others.  The Department also has a substantial ADR practice.  The Department represents all sorts of corporate clients from hedge funds to international conglomerates, pharmaceuticals and manufacturers.

Members

Escalera, Rafael (Head of Department)

Arizmendi, Sylmarie

Berrios-Gonzalez, Viviana M.

Enriquez-Aranda, Enrique S.

Pabon-Rico, Gustavo A.

Ramirez-Marcano, Andres M.

Rivera-Ortiz, Carlos R.

Santiago-Camacho, Ineabelle

Soto-Acaba, Zarel

Vizcarrondo, Alana

Clients

Banco Popular de Puerto Rico

BBDO

Cofina Bondholders ad hoc group

Endress & Hauser

First Bank Puerto Rico

Fundación Titín

General Mills

Interlink Construction Group

McDonald's Corporation

Metro International

Pepsico, Inc.

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC

Purdue Pharma LLP

Suiza Dairy Corp.

Toyota Puerto Rico

UBS Financial Services

Industries

Banking

Construction & Hospitality

Distributors

Hedge Funds

Insurance

Manufacturers

Non-profit

Pharmaceuticals

Publishing & Media

Dispute Resolution

Reichard & Escalera LLC

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Location

MCS Plaza – 10th Floor

255 Ponce de León Ave

San Juan

San Juan

Puerto Rico

00917-1913

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Puerto Rico

Dispute Resolution


Rafael Escalera
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