René J. Avilés-García is an attorney and capital member at Ferraiuoli LLC, where Employee Benefits & ERISA Matters and Estate & Asset Protection Planning are his main practice areas. Avilés-García joined Ferraiuoli in 2010, and became a Capital Member and the Chair of the firm’s Taxes & Employee Benefits Practice Group in 2013.
In his employee benefits practice, he focuses on complex pension plan design, operation and reorganization consultations, as well as other deferred compensation arrangements.
René has substantial experience representing clients in: ERISA litigation, Pension plan administration and qualification with Puerto Rico tax authorities, and Correction procedures with the U.S. Department of Labor. On the trusts and estates side, René brings his sophisticated knowledge of pension and tax law in advising high net worth individuals regarding their estate planning concerns as well as representing them when a trust or estate matter becomes litigious.
René is also a Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing), and has extensive knowledge of general corporate tax matters and has litigated tax matters before administrative and judicial tribunals. He was an attorney at Pietrantoni, Mendez & Alvarez LLP from 2001 to 2010, and was a Financial Analyst and Forecaster for Procter & Gamble Commercial Company’s Puerto Rico and Latin American Export Divisions from 1996 to 2001.