Solutions-focused, analytical attorney and notary with a strong legal, litigation and managerial background in real estate, construction, land use and zoning, including purchase and sale, development (residential and commercial) and commercial leasing. Expert in balancing legal and client needs to create solutions that promote business growth. Proven ability to negotiate complex transactions in court and in commercial settings. Qualifications/achievements include: Planned, drafted and negotiated the Request for Proposals and Design/Build Contract for the multi-million dollar development of the first multi-story WAL-MART SUPER CENTER at Santurce, Puerto Rico. Successfully prosecuted to trial and settled an arbitration of delay damages for $1.0 million against the EXPORT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF P.R. for the construction of warehouse facilities in Guaynabo, P.R. Prosecuted, defended and structured settlements of multiple litigation with contractors, subcontractors and material men within months, related to the planning and remodeling of a shopping center development in Guayama, Puerto Rico for La Casa de Los Tornillos’ affiliate. Defended and settled a $2.0 million delay and consequential damages complaint against MUÑOZ-BERMÚDEZ HOLDINGS’ affiliate by a construction contractor, its Chapter 7 Trustee in bankruptcy, its subcontractors and material men of the development of a hospitality and historic-restoration development, Ponce-RAMADA at Ponce’s Plaza Las Delicias.