Rivero Mestre LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for

Experienced business litigators well versed in complex disputes covering a range of matters, including securities, bankruptcy, IP and antitrust. Possesses notable expertise in significant insurance coverage disputes. Also highlighted for its strengths in cross-border litigation and arbitration, particularly in cases relating to Latin America. Experienced in handling matters for a wide array of clients, including those within the real estate, manufacturing, financial and telecommunications industries.


One source says: "They're excellent, everything you would want; a small boutique firm with excellent written advocacy. They also have a tremendous reputation with the judges and clearly have a great relationship with the courts. They're phenomenal."

Another recalls: "They were highly professional, well prepared, effective and strategic. They were able to deal with complex issues and voluminous evidence very efficiently, and delivered a great result for their clients."

Work highlights

Represented Dr. Craig Wright as the defendant in a lawsuit that alleges that he is the inventor of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin and that he has stolen half of the $22 billion fortune generated by the invention.

Notable practitioners

Amanda McGovern offers impressive expertise in international litigation and arbitration, especially in matters relating to Latin America. One source praises her calm approach, noting: "She doesn't get rattled at all. She's a very effective advocate."

Described as "dogged, tenacious" and "one of the more outstanding litigators in South Florida," Andrés Rivero is highly respected for his commercial litigation practice. He represents corporate clients in the full range of business disputes, including antitrust and securities matters, and frequently handles complex cross-border cases.

Jorge Mestre enjoys a "tremendous reputation with the courts" for his advocacy, according to market peers. He frequently represents a host of international clients in complex cross-border litigation across various sectors, from banking and finance to energy and healthcare.