Carlos Infante > Estrella LLC > San Juan, Puerto Rico > Lawyer Profile

Estrella LLC
150 TETUAN STREET
OLD SAN JUAN
00901
Puerto Rico

Work Department

Bankruptcy and Reorganization

Position

Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Leader

Career

Carlos Infante is the Bankruptcy Practice Leader at Estrella LLC.  He has a B.A. in Business Administration from Boston College University, where he graduated in 2004.  He obtained his JD from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law and his M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the University of Puerto Rico Graduate School of Business, both in 2011.

Prior to joining our firm, Carlos clerked for Chief Judge Mildred Cabán at the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico, where he aided in the management, analysis and resolution of all types of bankruptcy matters during a period of record bankruptcy filings in Puerto Rico. After concluding his bankruptcy clerkship, Carlos founded his own firm where he provided legal and business consulting services to government entities, including the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico, regarding restructuring alternatives, risk management initiatives, contingency planning, regulatory compliance and structuring of complex financial transactions.  He also provided general corporate advice to private sector clients focused in maximizing available incentives including those offered by Acts 20, 22 and 135.  Most recently, Carlos worked at a major law firm in San Juan where he developed experience conducting internal corporate investigations throughout Latin America and participated in various civil proceedings and securities arbitrations. Carlos also advised clients regarding the effects  of the approval of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) on their property interests.

Carlos is a volunteer for CARE, an organization focused on providing financial literacy education to kids and young adults.

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Languages

Spanish & English

Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Education

  • University of Puerto Rico School of Law/JD/2011

          o Editor of Business Law Journal

  • University of Puerto Rico Graduate School of Business/M.B.A. concentration in Finance/2011

          o Thea Bowman AHANA Scholar

  • Boston College University/Carroll School of Management/B.A. in Business Management/2004

Lawyer Rankings

Puerto Rico > Dispute resolution and bankruptcy

Estrella LLC has had a longstanding focus on litigation and dispute resolution. It enjoys a solid reputation in the market, especially in commercial and liability litigation for retail clients and, as a niche expertise, for chiropractors. Oil and gas litigation is also an area which deserves particular mention, with the team taking on landmark engagements for flagship client Puma Energy, which it also assists in IP litigation. While Alberto Estrella acts as managing partner, Kenneth Suria and Yasthel González are responsible for the federal litigation and state litigation groups, respectively. Carlos Infante leads the firm’s bankruptcy practice, which is known for both its creditor and debtor work. Recently, the team has handled significant cases in Puerto Rico, including injunction proceedings and class actions.