Associate | Litigation Department
Mrs. María de L. Rivera de Jiménez is a trial attorney who joined the Firm’s Litigation Department as an Associate in 2008. Mrs. Rivera has participated in multiple civil and commercial litigation cases and her practice is mainly concentrated in litigation, before state and federal courts, of issues concerning insurance, banking, contracts and general civil litigation.
She has practiced extensively in construction-related litigation for insurance companies, banks and developers, including payment and performance bond and indemnity agreements matters, construction loan workouts and friendly foreclosure cases. She has also participated in insurance coverage, collections of monies, foreclosures, torts and breach of contract cases at the trial, and appellate level, and also performs thorough legal research and opinions on multiple legal issues.
Mrs. Rivera began her career as Law Clerk for the Puerto Rico Supreme Court’s Panel of Juridical Investigations and, later, as a Law Clerk for former Puerto Rico Supreme Court Associate Justice, Hon. Francisco Rebollo López, where she performed exhaustive legal research and prepared legal memoranda and drafts of opinions and judgments.
- University of Puerto Rico School of Law, San Juan, PR, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2005
- University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Mayaguez, PR, Magna Cum Laude, B.A., 2002
- Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
- U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
- English and Spanish