Jennifer Mayo Mirabal

Jennifer Mayo Mirabal

Curso Derecho y planificación de permisos en Puerto Rico La Lcda. Jennifer Mayo Mirabal obtuvo sus Bachilleratos en Comunicaciones y Filosofía de la Universidad de Miami en el 1990. Completó su Juris Doctor en la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (1996) mientras se desempeñaba como Ejecutiva de Cuentas y Directora de Creativo en la empresa Strategic Public Relations & Advertising. En el 1997, comenzó a trabajar como abogada en la División Legal de la Junta de Calidad Ambiental (JCA). Para el 1999, se había convertido en Directora de dicha división, y unos meses más tarde, fue promovida al puesto de Asesor Legal de la Junta de Gobierno de dicha agencia. Allí, tuvo la responsabilidad de asesorar al Presidente … [Read more...]

Charles A. Cuprill

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Charles A. Cuprill, the owner of Charles A. Cuprill P.S.C. Law Offices, is widely recognized by peers as a skilled debtors' counsel. His firm specializes in Dispute Resolution and Bankruptcy. Cuprill is a member of the Committees for the Selection of Bankruptcy Judges for the District of Puerto Rico, appointed by the Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, as to the selection of the last four appointed bankruptcy judges. He also participates in the Rules Committee of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico. Admissions U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, U.S. Tax Court, … [Read more...]

Nelson Robles Díaz

Nelson Robles Díaz

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Nelson Robles Díaz is former Chapter 7 Trustee and the owner of Nelson Robles Díaz Law Offices P.S.C., a firm which specializes in general litigation, mainly in commercial and bankruptcy cases. Before starting his firm, he was a partner in Martínez Odell & Calabria, one of Puerto Rico's top law firms, dealing mainly in corporate, finance, banking & securities law. Robles is interested in bankruptcy cases under Chapter 7, 11 & 13 and has an active participation in bankruptcy proceedings mostly representing the Debtor's legal interests such as relief from automatic stay, assumption of lease contracts, disclosure … [Read more...]

Enrique S. Lamoutte

Tribunal Federal de Quiebras para el Distrito de Puerto Rico

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Enrique S. Lamoutte is the Chief Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Puerto Rico. He was appointed on November 7, 1986, and reappointed to a 14-year term in 2000. Lamoutte was elevated to the position of chief judge, serving in that role from 1986 to 1998, and again from 2009 through the present date. Education Lamoutte earned a bachelor's degree from Boston College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Puerto Rico. Career Prior to joining the court, Lamoutte began his legal career with a two-year clerkship at the U.S. District Court, followed by a four-year clerkship at the U.S. Bankruptcy … [Read more...]

Zack Clement

Zack Clement

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Zack Clement is Partner at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP. Clement spends his life in the middle of corporate financial difficulty. In complex, ambiguous, often fluid circumstances, he finds a way to achieve something useful for his clients, preferably through a deal, through a trial if necessary. He has a 30-year record of obtaining good results for a wide range of clients. Also, Zack is co-head of the Firm's Municipal Bankruptcy Practice Group. Since joining the Houston office as a partner in January, 1991, Zack has handled a wide range of clients in business restructure and insolvency litigation matters. Clients turn to him … [Read more...]

Brian K. Tester

Brian K. Tester

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Hon. Brian K. Tester was appointed as the fourth U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Puerto Rico in San Juan by the First Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 13, 2006, and on March 16, 2009, became the first U.S. Bankruptcy Judge to sit permanently in the U.S. Courthouse in Ponce. In December 2007, Judge Tester was appointed to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit, and in January 2011, he was appointed to the Next Generation of CM/ECF Bankruptcy Functional Requirement Group. He began his career as an associate for a small law firm in Encino, Calif., until 1993, when he relocated to San Juan, initially … [Read more...]

Patrick Potter

Patrick Potter

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Patrick Potter is the head of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP law firm’s Washington, DC and Northern Virginia Insolvency & Restructuring practices. He advises clients in a variety of industries with respect to a broad range of business problems. Primarily, he litigates commercial disputes in state and federal courts, including the federal bankruptcy courts. He also litigates transaction-avoidance disputes, including those involving fraudulent and preferential transfers, equitable subordination, substantive consolidation and debt/equity characterization. Much of Mr. Potter’s practice involves counseling and … [Read more...]

Luis C. Marini-Biaggi

Luis Marini-Biaggi

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Luis C. Marini-Biaggi is a member in the Litigation Department and practices primarily in the areas of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, workouts and commercial litigation. Prior to joining O'Neill & Borges LLC Mr. Marini-Biaggi practiced with Shaw Pittman LLP (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP), in Washington DC, concentrating in bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and commercial litigation, representing landlords, utilities, vendors, asset purchasers, and secured lenders in bankruptcy cases throughout New York, Delaware, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Since joining O'Neill & Borges LLC, Mr. Marini has represented … [Read more...]

Hermann D. Bauer-Álvarez

Hermann D. Bauer-Álvarez

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies Hermann D. Bauer-Álvarez is a member in the O'Neill & Borges LLC Litigation Department. Mr. Bauer-Álvarez has developed significant experience in bankruptcy and creditor’s rights. Mr. Bauer-Álvarez has successfully represented Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the indenture trustee and successful plan proponent in In re El Comandante Management Corp.; the representation of the DIP Lender and purchaser of the assets in In re Newcomm Wireless Services, Inc., the representation of Pueblo, Inc. in the acquisition of the Pueblo Supermarkets chain in In re Nutritional Sourcing Corporation, and the representation of the Puerto Rico Tourism … [Read more...]

Carmen D. Conde

Carmen D. Conde

Curso: Puerto Rico in Crisis - Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies C. Conde & Associates' main partner and owner is attorney Carmen D. Conde who obtained her bachelors degree from the University of Puerto Rico and her law degree with honors from Interamerican University at San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has had vast experience in high profile reorganization issues related to the financial and economic phase of the business and/or the individual. In the private sector, her practice has been dedicated to legal representation of various commercial banking institutions as well as private corporate entities and individuals. Currently she also provides legal services to Chapter 7 Trustee's in the … [Read more...]