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Rivero Mestre focuses exclusively on litigation matters. Our multilingual attorneys and staff are ready to take on national and international business disputes in the following practice areas:
Nov 22, 2017
By: Amanda McGovern As published in the Daily Business Review, November 22, 2017 Forget Brown v. Board of Education. Inclusion isn’t a favor to the socially diverse (i.e., women, African-Americans, Latinos, LGBTQ). Diversity is essential to winning. Corporate clients know this already, and they want to win. There is a significant edge to a law […]
Nov 1, 2017
MIAMI, FL- November 1, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP was named to the U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms” list in Metropolitan Miami in the following categories: Criminal Defense – White Collar – Tier 1 International Trade and Finance Law – Tier 2 Litigation Securities – Tier 2 U.S. News & […]
Oct 25, 2017
Rivero Mestre partner, Amanda McGovern, moderated a panel for the Latin America & Caribbean Committee at the American Bar Association (ABA) International Law Fall Conference, “One Cuba Libre, Please”: Havana Club, Bacardi and the Cuban IP Conundrum on October 25, 2017. Panelists will include Jose Fernandez (Carnival Corporation), Jose Rojas (DLD Lawyers), and William R. […]
Sep 21, 2017
Rivero Mestre partner, Amanda McGovern, presented a CLE Session on Securities Arbitration in Action: A Mock Arbitration Hearing at the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) 2017 Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo in New York, NY from September 17-20, 2017. The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms […]
Aug 15, 2017
MIAMI, FL- August 15, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP is pleased to announce that partners Andrés Rivero, Jorge A. Mestre, and Amanda McGovern have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for outstanding attorneys. For The Best Lawyers in America© 2018, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted […]
Jul 3, 2017
By: Daniel Alvarez Sox As published in Law360 Expert Analysis, July 3, 2017 For the past 71 years, the Lanham Act’s “disparagement clause” prohibited the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from registering disparaging and offensive trademarks, like those incorporating racial slurs. On its basis, the USPTO denied an application by Simon Shiao Tam to trademark the […]
Jun 26, 2017
By: Amanda McGovern and Daniel Alvarez Sox As published in the Daily Business Review, June 26, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Matel v. Tam paves the way for trademarking racial slurs. Simon Shaio Tam, an Asian-American who sought to trademark a racially derisive term for Asians, is happy about the court’s ruling. He’s […]
Jun 23, 2017
MIAMI, FL- June 23, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has selected partners Andrés Rivero and Jorge A. Mestre as Top Rated Business Litigation Attorneys in the 2017 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. Additionally, partner Maria Paula Aguila was named a Top Rated International Attorney and partner Charles A. Whorton was named […]
Jun 22, 2017
MIAMI, FL- June 22, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Kadian Blanson was selected as a Finalist for South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine’s (SFBW) 2017 Up & Comer Awards. SFBW created its Up & Comer Awards to honor young professionals who have achieved excellence in their careers, shown a commitment to […]
Jun 20, 2017
MIAMI, FL- June 20, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by Chambers & Partners in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA as a top-ranked Florida firm for General Commercial Litigation. Chambers USA also recognized partners Andrés Rivero, Jorge A. Mestre, and Amanda McGovern for General Commercial Litigation. Chambers […]
Jun 19, 2017
MIAMI, FL- June 19, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP is pleased to announce that partners Jorge A. Mestre and Maria Paula Aguila have been appointed to leadership roles on the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s International Arbitration Committee. Mestre, has been appointed General Steering Group Member and Aguila has been appointed Vice Chair for the […]
Jun 9, 2017
Rivero Mestre partner, Jorge A. Mestre, served as a panelist at the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) Membership Enrichment Seminar and Live Webcast held in New York, NY on June 9, 2017. Panelist shared their insights on “Using Authentic Leadership to Interrupt Unconscious Bias.”
May 3, 2017
MIAMI, FL- May 3, 2017—Rivero Mestre LLP announced today that Jorge A. Mestre spoke on the panel titled, Beyond Sherlock Holmes: Ethics and Inferences in Light of Amended Model Rule 8.4(g) on May 3, 2017, in San Francisco at the ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference.
Apr 27, 2017
Rivero Mestre partner, M. Paula Aguila, served as Chair and Moderator for Latin America & Caribbean Committee Panel at the American Bar Association (ABA) International Law 2017 Spring Conference in Washington D.C., “Panama Papers: Exposing the Powerful,” on April 27, 2017. Panelists included: Daniel R. Alonso, Exiger, New York, NY Guillermo S. Christensen, Baker Botts LLP, Washington DC […]
Feb 2, 2017
MIAMI—Rivero Mestre has chosen Amanda McGovern as its 2017 Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) Fellow—a landmark program created by the LCLD to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
Jan 12, 2017
MIAMI—The Commercial and Business Litigation section of the American Bar Association published an article written by Jorge A. Mestre titled Remembrance of Rules Past: Rule 44.1 at Motion to Dismiss Stage.
Jan 6, 2017
MIAMI—Jorge A. Mestre was recently quoted in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Litigation News article, “Courts May Consider Foreign Law Declarations on Motions to Dismiss.”
Nov 22, 2016
MIAMI—Amanda McGovern spoke on two panels: The Cycle of M&A Transactions in Latin America – Doing the Deal, Regulatory Requirements and Post-Completion Risks Such as Expropriation and Law and Technology: WhatsApp & Uber: Are Governments Being Left Behind?
Nov 1, 2016
WASHINGTON—U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rivero Mestre LLP as a 2017 “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan Tier 1 in Criminal Defense: White-Collar.
Oct 29, 2016
MIAMI — Jorge A. Mestre spoke at the Second Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Meeting on October 27, 2016, in Dallas, TX.
Oct 24, 2016
MIAMI—Paula Aguila spoke on a panel titled: “Utilizing Professional Skills and Education from Outside the United States During the Pacific Century: A Foreign Attorney’s and Law Student’s Guide to Expanding their Legal Careers in the United States and Best Hiring Practices for Employers and Law Firms”.
Oct 21, 2016
MIAMI — For the fourth year in a row, Rivero Mestre and Jorge A. Mestre have been recognized by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) as a “Top Performer” at the Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Sep 21, 2016
MIAMI—Rivero Mestre is proud to support the American Bar Association in their efforts to increase legal diversity through Resolution 113.
Sep 20, 2016
MIAMI– Utibe Ikpe was published in the International Law Quarterly, fall 2016 edition. Ms. Ikpe discusses current legal issues in Africa.