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Nine Estrella, LLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List

Estrella LLC 2023 Best Lawyers Press Release Nine Estrella, LLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List San Juan, Puerto Rico, 15 November, 2022 — Estrella, LLC is pleased to announce that nine lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico®. Since it was first published in 1983,

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Kenneth Suria to Serve as NITA Program Director

The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (“NITA”) is conducting an international Public Service Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina, next November 2022, for a group of about 32 state prosecutors. NITA has tapped on Estrella Federal Practice Director, Ken Suria to lead the efforts as its Program Director.  The Program is hybrid that has two components;

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Chambers Global Practice Guide – Corporate M&A 2022 – Puerto Rico: Trends & Developments

Estrella, LLC is the 2022 contributing firm to the Mergers & Acquisitions Guide published by Chambers Global Practice Guides. Neysha Natal and Mayra Artiles authored the Mergers and Acquisitions Trends and Development Section for Puerto Rico.  Their commentaries on local market trends provides great insights on the local industry changes. The Complete Guide can be found in

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Former Puma Energy Regional Counsel for Latin America Returns to Estrella, LLC to Expand Corporate Practice

Press Release: Estrella LLC Announces Return of Special Counsel José Meléndez Estrella, LLC is pleased to announce that José A. Meléndez Alfonzo has returned to the Firm and will lead efforts to accelerate the growth and expansion of the Firm’s corporate practice. After serving as special counsel at the Firm from 2014 until 2017, Meléndez

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Labor & Employment Alert: Puerto Rico Drops Most COVID-19 Measures

And just like that, it seems like we are getting back to normal: EO 2022-019 and AO 2022-533 dropped most COVID-19 measures… On March 7, 2022, Governor Pedro R. Pierluisi signed Executive Order 2022-019 (“EO 2022-019” or the “Executive Order”) to, among other matters, lift: capacity restrictions, masks mandates, vaccination mandates, and proof of vaccination

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