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Arturo García-Solá

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He has developed a general civil and commercial litigation practice with emphasis in franchise and distribution laws, constitutional law, contractual disputes, and trusts and estates litigation. He also has significant experience in government and legislative affairs, municipal financing, and has dealt with many bankruptcy matters. He practices extensively before the federal courts, both at trial and appellate levels, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. García-Solá has argued three times before the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, which allows oral arguments only in few cases of significant public interest. He has also appeared many times before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.


He is the firm's Managing Director since June 2002. He holds a leading role in various practice teams, including government affairs, bankruptcy & workouts, distribution & franchising, Cuba, class action litigation, trusts & estates and insurance litigation. He is a graduate of Columbia University and Columbia University Law School.


Mr. García-Solá is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.