Raquel Toral is a commercial litigator with a focus on complex and cross-border disputes.

Prior to joining Rivero Mestre, Raquel was an associate at a Florida-based law firm, representing clients in insurance matters and bad faith disputes.

While in law school, Raquel served as the Articles & Comments Editor of the University of Miami Business Law Review and received the Director’s Award in Forensics of Advocacy in International Arbitration. She also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable John O’Sullivan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and as a law clerk to the Honorable Mercedes Bach, Retired, of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. She earned an LL.M. in International Arbitration from the University of Miami School of Law. Raquel is fluent in Spanish.

An excellent problem solver, Raquel is skilled at analyzing obstacles and eager to resolve disputes on behalf of her clients.



Evolving Autonomous Vehicle Technology and the Erosion of Privacy, 27. U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. 153 (2018).



Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation, 2024


Professional & Community Membership

Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member (March 2022 – Present)

The American Bar Association, Member (July 2020 – Present)

Cuban American Bar Association, Member (October 2019 – Present)

Miami International Arbitration Society, Member (September 2019 – Present)

Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter, American Inns of Court, Member (September 2017 – Present)


University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2019

– Articles & Comments Editor, University of Miami Business Law Review

University of Miami School of Law, M. in International Arbitration, 2019

– Director’s Award in Forensics of Advocacy in International Arbitration

Florida State University, B.S. in Political Science and Government, 2014

– Tri Delta Fraternity


Florida Bar

United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Practice Areas

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