Laila
Aponte

Associate

Laila Aponte Alvarez is an associate attorney specialized in corporate law, business law, intellectual property, and real estate law.

Professional Career and Work Experience

Laila Aponte Alvarez joined the firm in 2017 as a law clerk, and in 2019 was promoted to associate attorney.

Ms. Aponte Alvarez has experience in incorporation of legal entities; legal advice to clients in their annual obligations compliance; drafting commercial agreements; procedures before the National Office of Intellectual Property (ONAPI), as well as procedures before the real state jurisdiction. She has counseled clients in Project financing with national and international entities and has participated in the drafting of due diligence reports for mergers and acquisitions of regulated entities.

Education and Awards

Ms. Aponte Alvarez completed her law degree at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), with academic honors -cum laude- (2019). While studying law, she was a member of the Board of Directors of the International Law Students Association (ILSA) chapter UNIBE (2015-2016) and oversaw ILSA-Cares, which is the branch in charge of social projects. She was also an active member of the Law Students Group of Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) and was elected as Director of Social Responsibility (2016-2017) and Vicepresident of the Board of Directors (2018-2019). Additionally, she participated in the International Law Weekend (ILW), held in New York City, under the topic “International Law in Challenging Times” (2017).