Arturo Bauermeister

Arturo Bauermeister is special counsel with the firm. He specializes in Trial and Appellate Litigation, as well as Consulting and has considerable experience in a broad range of disciplines including Commercial and Securities litigation, White-Collar Defense, Corporate Compliance, Class Actions, extra-contractual disputes, Employment and Labor Law matters and First Amendment litigation in federal court as well as in Puerto Rico courts.

From 2011 to 2015 he served as Law Clerk to Hon. Salvador E. Casellas, United States District Court Judge.

An accomplished author of several law review and law journal articles, he penned among others:  "A una década del destierro de
res ipsa loquitur en Puerto Rico," 44 Rev. Jurídica U. Inter. P.R. 351 (2010), "Recent Trends in Judicial Interpretation in a Post-Iqbal World," From the Bar, 50th Issue (2013) and "Are Rule 12(b)(6) motions still appropriate mechanisms for enforcing forum-selection clauses?," The Federal Lawyer (December 2015).  His precise, elegant and sometimes sharp and caustic writing style in scholarly articles and in judicial pleadings often earns him praise from legal practitioners and clients alike.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Government from Villanova University and completed his Juris Doctor at  Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, with Honors.

He is a member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association; is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  He also is a member of the Federal Bar Association and of the Puerto Rico Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society, of which he is the founder and current president.

He is a notary public; is fluent in Spanish and English and has a working knowledge of Italian.


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