Firm Profile > Estrella LLC > San Juan, Puerto Rico
Estrella LLC Offices
150 TETUAN STREET
OLD SAN JUAN
Estrella LLC > The Legal 500 Rankings
Corporate and commercial Tier 2
With wide-ranging expertise across the telecoms, oil, energy and retail sectors, Estrella LLC is regularly involved in a range of corporate matters, including transactions, due diligence, joint ventures and restructurings, as well as crisis management and corporate governance. Clients also benefit from the input of the firm's litigation lawyers. Practice leader Neysha Natal-Castro is an expert in M&A and tax, especially in the industrial, agricultural and tourism sectors. Managing partner Alberto Estrella is an acclaimed trial lawyer, who is sought after for his experience in commercial and contract disputes, federal law and litigation, and administrative, corporate and franchise law. The firm is part of the Meritas network, a global alliance of independent law firms. Mayra Artiles Fonseca is also noted.
T-Mobile Puerto Rico, LLC
Puma Energy Caribe, LLC
Home Depot Puerto Rico, Inc.
Wal-Mart Puerto Rico, Inc.
Mentor Technical Group
Airport Shoppes & Hotels, Corp.
Surfside Hotel Corporation
Estrella LLC stands out for its client retention; several clients have been with the firm since its inception in 1911, and have been receiving litigation-related advice since the litigation practice group was founded by William Estrella in 1974. Since then, the team has grown in number (the firm has 'more litigators than any other firm its size') and developed specific expertise in oil and gas, cybersecurity and aviation disputes. Managing partner Alberto Estrella handles contract disputes, liability, insurance and franchise cases. Head of the federal practice Kenneth Suria is also a leading lawyer for the representation of insurers for matters of chiropractic malpractice; he attracts praise for being 'responsive, calm and with a very good demeanour.' Yasthel González and Luis Morera head up the state litigation and consumer affairs practices, respectively.
‘The firm has the capacity to handle high dollar litigation.’
‘Kenneth Suria is responsive, calm and with a very good demeanour.’
‘More litigators than any other firm its size.’
The Home Depot
Sunnova Energy Corporation
Continental Claim Services
NCMIC Insurance Company
James River Insurance
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
TiX.By, LLC d/b/a Ticketera
Burlington Coat Factory
Strategic Claim Consultants
Labour and employment Tier 2
Counting major, multinational companies in its client portfolio, Estrella LLC is noted for its expertise in human resources and policies, which it combines with capabilities in dispute resolution, administrative law and arbitration. Practice heads Maité Medero-Benítez and Yasthel González are experienced trial attorneys who represent retail companies in commercial and tort cases at the local and federal level. The team regularly advises on cases of sexual harassment and wrongful termination, and also assists with the drafting of employment handbooks, policies and contracts. Odemaris Chacón Varona is a well-regarded lawyer in the team.
Home Depot, Puerto Rico, Inc.
Wal-Mart Puerto Rico, Inc.
Puma Energy Caribe, LLC.
Electro Gate Caribbean, Inc.
YM INC. (Sales Puerto Rico)
Forensic Building Science, Inc.
Frances Rios Entreprises
Estrella LLC's real estate practice group is well versed in real estate transactions, executions and court proceedings, and also assists clients with the registration of property deeds and other notarial documents. Practice head Odemaris Chacón Varona is sought out in relation to the sale and leasing of properties in Puerto Rico to foreign companies.
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Fidelity National Title Group
Puma Energy Caribe, LLC
Estrella LLC > Firm Profile
Estrella, LLC is one of the oldest and most experienced law firms in Puerto Rico. We have built our reputation by following in the footsteps of our exemplary founder William Estrella and delivering comprehensive and cost-effective legal strategies to Puerto Rico’s highest-profile companies. We value ongoing relationships with our clients, some of whom have relied on the firm’s legal assistance for more than 50 years.
Estrella’s first-rate attorneys represent a diverse group of blue-chip clients, excelling in a breadth of business practice areas, anchored by our corporate and litigation practices. Our attorneys are results-driven and diligent, leaving no stone unturned.
In addition to our expertise in litigation, we are trusted business advisors who provide corporate clients with practical, customized solutions that further their business objectives. Our “one firm” approach ensures we work across disciplines to provide the highest level of service. When litigation is necessary, our clients’ long-term goals shape our litigation strategy. The success and prosperity of our clients is always paramount.
High-quality legal representation: Estrella’s attorneys collaborate across practice areas to deliver unparalleled service to our clients. All our attorneys follow the “sundown rule,” meaning they respond to phone calls and emails the same day they are received.
Agile corporate and commercial representation: Estrella excels at advising clients, large and small, in commercial and corporate law as well as in structuring complex transactions. We represent entrepreneurs and corporations at every stage of the business lifecycle. From business start-up planning and financing to implementing steps for growth, our corporate practice is dedicated to providing clients with the confidence and strategy necessary to achieve their long-term goals.
Powerhouse litigation expertise: Our island-wide litigation practice has uniquely positioned Estrella LLC to expertly assess case value and exposure. Additionally, our trial lawyers are trained through the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), a well-respected organization that offers intensive advocacy training. Our clients can relax knowing that our attorneys can and will anticipate the challenges that arise during litigation and formulate creative and effective responses. Throughout each lawsuit, our attorneys work diligently to attain the outcomes that align with the client’s long-term goals. We file and defend cases in both state and federal court.
Premier retail law practice: Estrella, LLC provides Puerto Rico’s most sophisticated retail and consumer affairs practice. We routinely help businesses make their entry to the Island, expand their establishments and grow throughout Puerto Rico. As the largest retail industry law firm in Puerto Rico, our firm represents high-profile corporate clients such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Simon Property Group, JC Penney, Advance Auto Parts, Burlington Coat Factory, CVS and Microsoft Stores.
360 degree representation: Through our decades of work on the Island, we have built significant practices in Aviation Law, Employment and Labor Law, Real Estate, and Business Immigration. Our team is ready to implement creative solutions to achieve outstanding results for you and your business interests.
|Managing Member||Alberto G. Estrellaemail@example.com||787-977-5050|
|Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Leader||Carlos Infantefirstname.lastname@example.org||787-977-5050|
|Federal Practice Leader||Kenneth C. Suriaemail@example.com||787-977-5050|
|Labor & Employment Practice Leader||Maité Mederofirstname.lastname@example.org||787-977-5050|
|Corporate and Tax Practice Leader||Neysha Natalemail@example.com||787-977-5050|
|Litigation Practice Leader||Yasthel Gonzálezfirstname.lastname@example.org||787-977-5050|
|Mayra C. Artiles||Corporate & Litigation Attorney||View Profile|
|Pedro A. Barceló||Of Counsel||View Profile|
|Odemaris Chacón||Litigation Attorney & Member||View Profile|
|Andrés J. Colberg||Litigation Attorney & Member||View Profile|
|Enrique Enríquez||Litigation Attorney||View Profile|
|Alberto Estrella||Managing Member||View Profile|
|Alejandro García||Corporate Attorney||View Profile|
|Yasthel González||Litigation Practice Leader||View Profile|
|Carlos Infante||Bankruptcy Practice Leader||View Profile|
|Maité Medero||Labor & Litigation Attorney||View Profile|
|Luis Migenis||Of Counsel||View Profile|
|Luis M. Morera||Litigation Attorney & Member||View Profile|
|Neysha Natal||Corporate Practice Leader||View Profile|
|Francisco A. Ojeda||Litigation Attorney||View Profile|
|Neyla L. Ortiz||Litigation Attorney||View Profile|
|Rhayza Rivera||Corporate Attorney||View Profile|
|Kenneth C. Suria||Member & Federal Practice Leader||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of Members : 5 Number of Attorneys : 15
MembershipsMeritas Law Firms Worldwide L2B Aviation
Puerto Rico: Mergers & Acquisitions
Published: March 2021
Authors: Neysha Natal-Castro Mayra C. Artiles Fonseca
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Mergers & Acquisitions laws and regulations that may occur in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico: Litigation
Published: June 2021
Authors: Kenneth C. Suria, Esq. Yasthel González, Esq. Andrés Colberg, Esq. Alberto Estrella, Esq.
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Litigation laws and regulations that may occur in Puerto Rico.