July 6, 2020

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC is pleased to announce that Hans Riefkohl has joined the firm as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, Hans was a law clerk for the Hon. Gustavo Gelpi in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, a law clerk for the Hon. Maite D. Oronoz in the Puerto Rico Supreme Court, and an associate at DLA Piper LLC. Hans holds a bachelors in business administration from Villanova University, and a JD, summa cum laude, from the University of Puerto Rico.

July 1, 2020

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC is pleased to announce that Omar Andino has returned to the firm as an associate. Omar joined MPM during January 2018 and in July 2019 he temporarily left the firm to pursue an LLM at the University of Illinois College of Law. During the LLM he served as Research Assistant to Professor Jamelle Sharpe and concentrated his studies on complex litigation matters. Omar has a BA, in economics, from the University of Puerto Rico, a JD from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where he obtained the highest GPA of his law school class, and an LLM with high honors from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Message to Clients and Friends on Coronavirus / COVID-19. Link here.

March 2, 2020

MPM partner Carolina Velaz was interviewed and quoted by The Deal for the article "Pot Woes Pose Restructuring Questions". The article focuses on bankruptcy related issues for the cannabis industry. www.thedeal.com

February 7, 2020

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC member Carolina Velaz participated among a distinguished panel of U.S. Bankruptcy Judges and practitioners discussing chapter 11 and insolvency issues at this year's American Bankruptcy Institute Caribbean Insolvency Symposium.

February 3, 2020

MPM is proud to support American Bankruptcy Institute Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, in San Juan, PR, February 3-5, 2020.

December 2, 2019

Rosalie Irizarry-Silvestrini has joined MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC as of counsel. Rosalie brings substantial experience in commercial litigation in the local and federal courts and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. Prior to joining MPM, Rosalie practiced in the litigation departments of other major law firms in Puerto Rico. Rosalie has a B.A. from the University of Puerto Rico, a JD from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, and an LLM from New York University School of Law.

December 2, 2019

Iván Garau González, Esq. has joined MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC as an associate. Prior to joining MPM, Ivan was the Associate Director of Legal Affairs at the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority and prior to such position his private practice focused mainly on securities litigation. Iván has a BS from Fairfield University and a JD from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law.

October 29, 2019

MPM's member Carolina Velaz has been selected to be a panelist at the upcoming American Bankruptcy Institute Caribbean Insolvency Symposium. Carolina's panel will focus on discussing issues relating to cannabis businesses and cannabis-related income streams in Chapter 11 cases. Link here

October 25, 2019

MPM was awarded a Restructuring of the Year award by the M&A Atlas, Americas, Award.

October 14, 2019

Jaime Villeta-Garcia has joined MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC as an associate. Jaime was a law clerk for the Hon. Anabelle Rodriguez Rodriguez at the Puerto Rico Supreme Court.

October 3, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC is proud to announce that it has filed or otherwise appeared in over eighty complaints on behalf of policyholders or their co-claimants against insurance companies for damages suffered as a result of Hurricane María.

September 3, 2019

Jonathan Camacho-Villamil has joined MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC as an associate. Jonathan brings additional experience to the firm and its Bankruptcy & Insolvency Practice, having been a law clerk for four years to the Honorable Judge Mildred Caban at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

August 21, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC member named by the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers as "Lawyer of the Year" for Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Puerto Rico. Link here.

August 21, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC lawyers were recognized by the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers for Litigation and Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Puerto Rico. Link here.

August 15, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC attorneys were ranked as leading lawyers in Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico by the international publication of Chambers and PartnersLink here.

August 15, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC attorneys were ranked as leading lawyers in Dispute Resolution in Puerto Rico by the international publication of Chambers and Partners. Link here.

August 15, 2019

Founding Member Manuel A. Pietrantoni was a contributing author of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Third Edition of the Franchise Deskbook recently published by the American Bar Association.

August 5, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC is pleased to announce that Sheila Marie Cruz has joined the firm as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, Sheila completed an LLM at New York University and worked for the United States Attorneys' Office.

July 2, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC is pleased to announce that Alana Pagán has joined the firm as an associate. Prior to joining our firm, Alana was a law clerk to the Hon. Rafael L. Martínez Torres at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.

June 2, 2019

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC is pleased to announce the firm's first summer associates' program and to welcome Joshua Rodríguez-Rivera and Frank Rosado Mendez. Frank is a second year law student at the University of Puerto Rico and a prior judicial intern for the Hon. Judge Torruella at the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Joshua is a second year law student at the University of Puerto Rico and an associate editor for the University of Puerto Rico Law Review.

April 29, 2019

We are pleased to announce that our firm has moved to Suite 900, 250 Ponce de Leon, San Juan, PR 00918.  This move provides more space for the firm to grow and better facilities to continue serving its clients.

March 18, 2019

Grecia Díaz-Sánchez has joined MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC as an associate.  Prior to joining our firm, Grecia was a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Maite Oronoz Rodriguez, Chief Justice at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, a judicial intern for the Hon. Jay A. Garcia Gregory at the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, and the editor of the University of Puerto Rico Law Review.

February 1, 2019

Ignacio Labarca, Esq. has joined @MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC as an associate.  Ignacio brings additional experience to the firm and its Bankruptcy & Insolvency Practice, having represented debtors, creditors, and chapter 7 trustees in bankruptcy matters.

December 18, 2018

MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC's member Carolina Velaz was recognized at the American Bankruptcy Institute's Winter Leadership Conference as part of the ABI's "40 Under 40", which identifies 40 top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40.  Carolina is the first insolvency professional from Puerto Rico to receive such distinction.

December 15, 2018

The firm is proud to announce that Karena Montes has been promoted to income member. Karena focuses her practice on commercial litigation, foreclosures and lender liability disputes.  We are delighted by the promotion of Karena, a talented and top-caliber lawyer who plays a key role in our delivery of legal services of the highest quality and value to our clients. We look very forward to her ongoing contributions.

October 18, 2018

Ian Marini has joined Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz as of counsel and chair of the Real Estate & Notarial Practice. Ian brings over fifteen years of experience on real estate transactions and notarial matters. Please visit Ian’s bio here.

October 18, 2018

Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz has launched its Real Estate & Notarial Practice, focusing on representing financial institutions, creditors, private equity funds, purchasers and sellers in transactions including workouts and restructurings, foreclosures, transfers, purchases and sales across the full spectrum of real estate assets. Ian Marini has joined the firm as of counsel and chair of the Real Estate & Notarial Practice. Ian brings over fifteen years of experience on real estate and notarial matters. Please visit our group bio here.

October 9, 2018

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) named MPM’s partner Carolina Velaz to its  “40 Under 40” list, which identifies 40 top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Carolina and the other honorees will be recognized during the ABI's 2018 Winter Leadership Conference.  Carolina is the first insolvency professional from Puerto Rico to receive such distinction. ABI Press Release.

September 28, 2018

After a five-day federal trial, MPM obtained a verdict for its client under the Puerto Rico Commercial and Industrial Trade Secrets Protection Act and for Breach of Contract. MPM’s client, a tax planning and consulting firm, filed suit against its former Managing Director for misappropriation of its trade secrets and for violation of the confidentiality provisions of the underlying agreements between the parties, among other causes of action. The Judgment awarded MPM’s client permanent injunctive relief and monetary damages. MPM’s trial lawyers were Manuel A. Pietrantoni and Valerie Blay Soler.

August 27, 2018

Leny Marie Cáceres Vázquez joined MARINI PIETRANTONI MUÑIZ LLC as an associate.  Prior to joining the firm, Leny was a law clerk to the Hon. Ángel Colón Pérez at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.

August 21, 2018

Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz LLC's attorneys were recognized in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Puerto Rico in Litigation and Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Link here

August 9, 2018

Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz LLC's attorneys ranked as leading lawyers in Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico, by the international publication of Chambers & Partners. Link here.

August 9, 2018

Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz LLC ranked as a leading firm in Dispute Resolution, and its attorneys ranked as leading lawyers in Dispute Resolution in Puerto Rico, by the international publication of Chambers & Partners. Link here.
 

June 15, 2018

Luis C. Marini-Biaggi joined the Advisory Board for the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium.

April 16, 2018

Melanie Pérez-Rivera joined Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz LLC as an associate.  Prior to joining our firm, Melanie was a law clerk to the Hon. Anabelle Rodriguez Rodriguez at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.

March 9, 2018

The Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority (AAFAF) selects Marini Pietrantoni Muniz LLC as counsel for bankruptcy, restructuring, and commercial litigation matters relating to the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA).  AAFAF is the fiscal agent, financial advisor, and reporting agent of the Government of Puerto Rico, its agencies, instrumentalities, subdivisions, public corporations and municipalities.

March 8, 2018

Manuel A. Pietrantoni will teach the Federal Rules of Evidence course for the Puerto Rico Federal Bar Exam offered by the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

February 20, 2018

Valerie Blay joined our firm as an associate.

January 31, 2018

Luis C. Marini was a panelist at the 2nd PROMESA Conference 2018.

January 22, 2018

Omar Andino Figueroa joined our firm as an associate.

January 15, 2018

Maria Teresa Alvarez joined our firm as an associate.

January 15, 2018

Karena Montes joined our firm as an associate.

January 15, 2018

Carolina Velaz joined our firm as an income member. 

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