Rivero Mestre was honored by The American Lawyer as a winner of a Global Legal Award for its work on the Chevron v. Donziger case in the category of Global Dispute of the Year: U.S. Fraud Litigation. The Global Legal Awards aim to honor all law offices, including in-house departments, that played a substantial role in the most distinguished cross-border work across a wide range of disciplines.

Rivero Mestre was honored by Chambers and Partners as the winner of its 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Award for Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion (USA Private Practice Firm category). The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of firms and individuals who are furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion across the USA and Canada.

Rivero Mestre has been recognized by Chambers USA in The Elite in Florida category in Band 1. Andrés Rivero and Jorge A. Mestre have also been individually identified as “Leaders in their Field.” Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990 and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world.


Rivero Mestre was also honored with Chevron Law Function’s Law Firm Diversity Recognition Award. The award recognizes Chevron’s law firm partners that have distinguished themselves by demonstrating their commitment to diversity.

Rivero Mestre is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. The rating system is based on the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary obtained through personal interviews..

Rivero Mestre has for years been ranked as a Tier 1 law firm in White-Collar Criminal Defense by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. Achieving this high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

Super Lawyers’ muti-phased review process consists of independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. The selected attorneys have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Each year actively practicing Florida attorneys are asked by Florida Trend magazine to name the lawyers that they hold in highest regard as professionals.

Rivero Mestre was honored by Benchmark Litigation as Florida Firm of the Year for 2021 and ranked in the 2021 and 2022 edition in Dispute Resolution as a “Highly Recommended Firm” in Florida.


Rivero Mestre is an active member in several organizations that promote legal diversity.

LEGALINK is an international association of independent law firms located in most of the world’s financial and commercial centers, representing over 60 firms and around 3,000 lawyers.

CABA is a non-profit voluntary bar association founded in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent. CABA’s members include judges, lawyers, and law students of all backgrounds interested in issues affecting the Cuban community, as well as broader legal and human rights issues impacting minority communities as a whole.


The Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association began as the Black Lawyers Association in 1977 when a group of lawyers sought to remove the barriers to full inclusion into the legal community in Miami-Dade County. Through the years the association has provided scholarships to law and undergraduate students, implemented mentoring programs in primary, elementary and junior high schools, and has had a profound impact on the legal, civic, and political landscape of Miami-Dade County.

Hispanic National Bar Foundation

The Hispanic National Bar Foundation is a national organization providing programs, scholarships, fellowships, conferences, and other resources and tools to support and inspire educational achievement.