Attorney Profiles


Eric A. Tulla

Founding partner, born San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 23, 1948; admitted to bar, 1974, Puerto Rico, U. S. District Court, District Court of Puerto Rico and U. S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1977, U. S. Supreme Court; 1979, District of Columbia. Education: Yale University (B. A. 1970); Columbia University (J. D. 1973). Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1972 and 1973. Member: Bar Association of Puerto Rico; Federal and American Bar Associations; American College of Trial Lawyers, (State Chairman 1998, 1999); International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Concentration: Counseling, Litigation and Appellate Practice in Federal and Commonwealth Courts, Complex Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Product Liability, Trademark & Copyrights, Construction, Environmental, Distribution, Corporate, Anti-trust, Commercial, Insurance, Admiralty, Aviation Law.

E-mail: etulla@riveratulla.com

Manuel Rivera Méndez

Founding partner, born Patillas, Puerto Rico, December 3, 1939; admitted to bar, 1970, Puerto Rico, 1973, U.S. District Court and U. S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit. Education: University of Puerto Rico (B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1967; LL.B., magna cum laude, 1970). Member, 1968-70 and Editor, 1969-70, University of Puerto Rico Law Review. Member: Bar Association of Puerto Rico. Concentration: Labor, Employment, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Collective Bargaining, Wage and Hour.

E-mail: hrivera@riveratulla.com

G. Félix Benítez

born Santurce, Puerto Rico, October 9, 1946; admitted to bar, 1979, Puerto Rico; 1980, U. S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico.  Education:  Tulane University (B. A. 1969); University of Puerto Rico (J. D. 1979).  Member, University of Puerto Rico Law Review 1977-78. Member: Bar Association of Puerto Rico. Concentration: Insurance and Premises Liability Law and Litigation,Construction, Real Estate and Estate Law, Collection of Monies.

E-mail: fbenitez@riveratulla.com

Lourdes G. Aguirrechu-Salóm

Born Santurce, Puerto Rico, September 17, 1966; admitted to bar, 1995, Puerto Rico; U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1997; Education: University of Puerto Rico (B. A. Economics, Magna Cum Laude 1987, University of Puerto (M. A. Economics, Magna Cum Laude, 1990; University of Puerto Rico School of Law (J. D. Magna Cum Laude, 1994); Member: Puerto Rico Bar Association; American Bar Association. Concentration:  Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Labor Relations and Employment Law, Discrimination Law, Litigation and PROSHA litigation.

E-mail: laguirrechu@riveratulla.com

Manuel Rivera-Aguiló

Born San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 10, 1971; admitted to bar, January 1998; Education: University of South Florida (B. S. Science 1993), Interamerican University School of Law (J. D. 1997); Member, Bar Association of Puerto Rico. Concentration:  Labor Relations , Employment Law and Litigation; Construction Law.

E-mail: marivera@riveratulla.com

Iris J. Cabrera-Gómez

Born Caguas, Puerto Rico, June 16, 1969; admitted to bar, 1999, Ohio; 2000 U. S. District Court for Northern District of Ohio; 2003 U.S. District of Puerto Rico & Puerto Rico Supreme Court, 2005 U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Education: University of Puerto Rico (B.S. Science 1991 cum laude), Cleveland State-John Marshall College of Law (J. D. 1998); Member, Bar Association of Puerto Rico.  Concentration:  Complex Civil Litigation, Trademark and Copyright, Employment & Labor, Professional Malpractice, Product Liability, Construction, Real Estate.

E-mail:icabrera@riveratulla.com