About our firm

Founded on 1983, Reichard & Escalera is a full-service law firm of 23 lawyers and professionals, with a state, national and international law practice. The firm concentrates on the representation of business interests in all areas of commercial law, traditionally emphasizing on dispute resolution and prevention and now encompassing a profound experience in corporate and taxation matters. Reichard & Escalera has developed a powerful and wide network of related law firms with which it has worked to structure complex international transactions including securing international financial arrangements.

In addition to their main areas of practice, their labor and employment, environmental and intellectual property practices have been instrumental in assisting clients with the organization and furtherance of their business interests. Also, the firm has a strong base and comprehensive experience in the media and advertising fields. As an additional service to its client s, the firm assists in government affairs work, representing them before the executive and legislative branches of government.

Reichard & Escalera is a top ranked law firm by Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global. The firm is a member of TerraLex®, a partnership of independent law firms throughout the world, which allows the firm to cater to the client’s worldwide legal needs. It is also a member of the ALFA International legal network, which is comprised of more than 125 law firms (85 in the United States) with nearly 300 offices throughout the U.S. and around the World.

Our Strengths

Direct access to the firm’s partners, counsel, and staff attorneys.

Commitment to delivering prompt, efficient service without the burden of needless red tape.

ALFA International / The Global Legal Network
Reichard & Escalera is a member of the ALFA International legal network. The ALFA network is comprised of more than 125 law firms (85 in the United States) with nearly 300 offices throughout the U.S. and around the World.

More information about ALFA can be found at www.alfainternational.com

A strong commitment to continuing legal education
Our members are continuously enrolled in seminars and courses in their areas of practice.

Five of the firm’s partners and counsels have taught in all three law schools in Puerto Rico.

Public recognition
Our members are frequently invited to participate in business-oriented seminars on legal issues.

Our newsletter, Legal Update, is generally recognized as the leading publication of its kind.

Chambers Global regularly lists the firm as a leader in the litigation field.

A policy of providing preventive instead of remedial service
A legal news summary is prepared and circulated among the firm’s attorneys to keep them abreast of recent legal developments.

The firm also regularly circulates alert notes among its clients on legal developments in their areas of interest.

Membership in TerraLex®
With a global network of more than 158 top independent law firms and 15,000 attorneys in nearly 100 countries and more than 40 States in the US, TerraLex® lawyers guide clients through the challenges of global business.

Member firms interact seamlessly, providing the global reach and local expertise clients need to meet any challenge, any time, anywhere. www.terralex.org

Awards

At Reichard & Escalera we are proud of the distinctions we receive while working hard on behalf of our prestigious clients:

Latin Lawyer Magazine selected the franchising of McDonald’s Latin American assets as one of the top three deals in its category for 2007. For its participation in the transaction, as counsel for The McDonald’s Corp., Reichard & Escalera was praised for the work performed in the Mergers and Acquisitions Category at the awards dinner held in Mexico City.

Reichard & Escalera Receives Top Rankings from Chambers & Partners

Chambers Latin America recognizes Reichard & Escalera as Leading Firm in Both Transactional and Ligitation Work