NEW YORK — Rivero Mestre is pleased to announce that partner Michael A. Fernandez has been named a “Rising Star” in the Civil Litigation: Defense category in the 2023 edition of the New York Super Lawyers.
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 composed of attorneys who are 40 years old or younger and have been in practice for ten years or less. Only 2.5% of attorneys in New York Metro receive this distinction. Both Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are selected based on a patented selection process, including nominations by clients or firms, extensive research on the candidates, and peer reviews.
Michael’s practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, international arbitration, and regulatory compliance issues. Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, he has experience representing foreign and domestic companies and individuals involved in arbitrations, litigations, and with investigations in the U.S., as well as parties to international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations conducted under the major international rules including UNCITRAL, ICSID, ICC, and ICDR.