Osvaldo H. Puig Hernández



Born in Madrid, Spain on November 11, 1966, he attended the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science, cum laude, in 1988 and his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 1991 from the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras. Upon graduation, he was admitted in 1992 to the Puerto Rico bar, to the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.


As a law student Mr. Puig was member and contributor of the University of Puerto Rico Law Review from 1989-1990 and was co-author of "A Statistical Analysis of The Supreme Court, 1990 Term," University of Puerto Rico Law Review, 1992. He started his legal career, working as an associate to the late, former Puerto Rico Supreme Court Justice, Lino Saldaña, where he specialized in Civil Rights litigation in State and Federal courts.

 

In 2000 he joined Del Toro & Santana, specializing in complex civil litigation, and in 2007 he became Partner.


Throughout his career as an attorney, Mr. Puig has been involved in several leading cases (Ortiz-Feliciano v. Toledo-Davila, 175 F.3d 37, C.A.1 (Puerto Rico), 1999; Herrera v. Davila, 272 F.Supp.2d 154 D.Puerto Rico,2003; Tejada-Batista v. Fuentes Agostini, 87 F.Supp.2d 72, 258 F.Supp.2d 18, 263 F.Supp.2d 321, 267 F.Supp.2d 156, D.Puerto Rico, 2003; Rivera v. S.L.G. Diaz, 165 D.P.R. 408 (P.R., 2005). 


Mr. Puig is an active member of the Bar Association of Puerto Rico and of the Federal Bar Association. Besides his native Spanish language, he speaks English fluently. His main practice areas today are in Complex Civil Litigation, Construction Law and Title Insurance. 

 

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