Fortuño & Fortuño Fas, CSP

is a leading firm in Puerto Rico on matters of creditor representation in insolvency proceedings, business and family immigration law, labor and employment law, and landlord-tenant disputes involving commercial real estate.

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Mission Statement

The firm’s mission in the service to our clients is to be thorough and intentional in all legal services provided, with no exception.

Our mission in the service to society is to endeavor so that our objectivity does not eclipse our humanity, and our humanity does not eclipse our objectivity. With that dual mission in mind, our clients’ best interests are our #1 priority; and we serve them efficiently, with honesty and integrity.

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Creditors’ Rights Litigation

Fortuño & Fortuño Fas, CSP represents most of the leading financial institutions in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Government in insolvency proceedings under the following categories:

• Real estate secured loans originated with the private and government sectors
• Unsecured commercial loans
• Personal loan agreements
• Equipment lease agreements
• Real estate commercial lease agreements
• Conditional sales contracts of construction equipment
We represent servicers to the leading real estate loan portfolio investors in the United States in thousands of collection and judicial foreclosure proceedings in which investors hold an interest in property. We also represent creditors before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in claims arising from consumer, commercial, and U.S. Government loan obligations.

Our firm’s bankruptcy experience results in the handling of a substantial caseload of claims for;

• Relief from automatic stay and for adequate protection

• Objections to confirmation

• Injunction proceedings

• Creditor defense in “cram down” disputes and for alleged violation of automatic stay

• Adoption or rejection of executory contracts

• Cash collateral disputes

• Avoidance actions

• Other issues arising in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcy cases.

Business and Family Immigration

With our broad experience, we provide services in business and family immigration law, such as:

• Advising about eligibility and requirements for nonimmigrant work visas under multiple categories (E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, H-2A, H-2B, L-1A, L-1B, O-1, P-1, P-2, P-3, TN)
• Preparing and filing corresponding nonimmigrant worker petitions before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.I.S.), U.S. consular offices, and the U.S. Department of Labor
• Rendering advice regarding permanent residence possibilities of nonimmigrant workers, preparing and filing employment-based permanent residence petitions before the U.S.C.I.S. and U.S. consular offices when viable
• Advising foreign entrepreneurs and businesspersons regarding visa options for temporary stays in the U.S./P.R. as well as permanent residence possibilities
• Counseling individuals regarding lawful permanent residence through family immigration, preparing and filing petitions before the U.S.C.I.S. and U.S. consular offices when viable
• Counseling employers regarding compliance with I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification requirements and anti-discrimination provisions pertaining to the employment of foreign nationals
• Conducting internal audits regarding I-9 compliance and training company personnel regarding I-9 matters
• Teaching continuing legal education courses in family and business immigration law

Property Management Support and Notary Services

We offer legal services to commercial property managers and corporations who own commercial real estate owners. These services include from the drafting of lease agreements, to assistance with the breach of contract claims and conflict resolution processes. We also render notary services involving the sale of real estate properties.

Labor and Employment Law

We offer employers legal advice regarding compliance with multiple Puerto Rico and federal labor and employment laws and regulations. Furthermore, we represent employers regarding employee claims before state and federal administrative agencies and courts. Additionally, we provide in-house employment-law compliance training at client sites, plus conferences on various topics before professional and trade associations.

Administrative Law

The firm has experience representing commercial and industrial clients in complex matters before Puerto Rico Government agencies, such as the Department of Consumer Affairs (D.A.C.O.), the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (A.E.E.) and the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (A.A.A.).

Contact Info

Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge.

787-751-5290 Ext. 102

Centro de Altamira Bldg., Suite 209 501 Perseo St. San Juan, PR 00920

PO Box 3908 Guaynabo, PR 00970

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