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 a Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in the 2017 edition of Florida Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers honors attorneys who have obtained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement within their practice area. The Rising Stars list is comprised of attorneys who are 40 years old or younger and have been in practice for ten years or less. Only up to five percent of lawyers in the state of Florida can be recognized as Super Lawyers, while less than three percent are named Rising Stars. Both Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are selected based on a patented selection process, which includes nominations by clients or firm, extensive research on the candidates and peer reviews.

Rivero is a commercial litigator with substantial experience in representing corporations and entrepreneurs in intellectual property disputes, antitrust and securities claims, and partnership and shareholder controversies. Along with many other members of the firm, Rivero is fluent in Spanish, and has conducted litigations and arbitrations, including winning an arbitration trial in Mexico, in Spanish.

A seasoned practitioner, Mestre focuses his practice on commercial litigation, including international arbitration and litigation. He has litigated cases through trial in both federal district court and Florida state court and has handled appeals before numerous state and federal courts. Mestre has litigated domestic and international arbitration matters in both English and Spanish, including an arbitration victory in Spanish.

Aguila focuses on complex commercial litigation, including banking, securities, real estate, international, and appellate litigation. She represents foreign and domestic clients in various industries throughout the United States and Latin America in a wide range of federal, state and international litigation and arbitration matters involving business torts, contractual disputes and partnership dissolutions.

Whorton’s practice focuses on all aspects of commercial litigation. His focus has been on financial services litigation and securities litigation, in both federal and state courts, representing domestic and international clients.


About Rivero Mestre LLP

Rivero Mestre, from its offices in Miami and New York, represents clients from investigation to verdict and appeal in complex business disputes in U.S. federal courts, state courts, and domestic and international arbitration proceedings. The firm’s practice focuses primarily on representing clients in a broad range of complex commercial disputes including financial institution matters, antitrust matters, intellectual property disputes, and litigation and arbitration relating to Latin American trade and investment. For more information, visit