The firm’s goal is to provide each client with top-notch litigation representation and a full range of legal services...

About Us

Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret, is a litigation law firm based in Hato Rey, right in the heart of Puerto Rico’s financial district. Ever since its founding, in 2005, Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret has dedicated mostly to the art of commercial litigation and to representing clients in the gas and oil distribution industries. Since then, the attorneys of Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret have built longstanding relationships with numerous companies that have had a positive and lasting effect on Puerto Rico’s economy, society, and culture. The firm’s goal is to provide each client with top-notch litigation representation and a full range of legal services.


Our Relationships

For these past eleven (11) years, Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret has built solid and lasting commercial relationships with its clients and other business partners. Our attorneys understand that meeting clients’ needs is the cornerstone of the Firm. As such, Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret values and focuses on proving real and feasible solutions to clients.


Our clients reflect the full range of the Firm’s practice areas. Some of the clients of Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret include local, national, and multinational corporations within the petroleum marketing and distribution, insurance, health-care, entertainment, biotechnology, manufacturing and distribution, and advertising industries. Similarly, Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret has had the privilege of serving some municipalities and local government agencies. If you want to learn more about us and the service we provide, please visit our practice areas.


Our Approach

The attorneys of Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret approach all of their client’s matters using the pre-litigation methodology that engages attorneys and clients to identify, design, and execute a litigation strategy that works best for promoting the clients’ interests. Through teamwork and collaboration, the attorneys of Sepulvado & Maldonado perform a seamless process of research and brainstorming that brings out the best available strategy. In addition to the decision-making process, this approach allows the firm to incorporate its clients in the creative process and, thus, generating a dynamic litigation platform.


Our Experience

While an average case at other law firms often requires years of litigation before coming to an end, our injunctive relief practice has closed many cases in a matter of months. These outcomes have led our clients to new and profitable business opportunities. As a result of this experience, Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret has been capable of establishing new attorney-client relationships with more companies seeking commercially-sound litigation representation.


The Firm’s ample experience litigating injunctions and other equitable remedies allow its attorneys to design and craft complete case strategies in a matter of days. While other law firms require weeks of pre-filing preparation, Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret relies on extensive experience handling fast-paced controversies that have required comprehensive legal solutions. This is the balance Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret has been able to achieve and what characterizes the Firm from the rest.

The Firm’s legal practice covers a wide range of practice areas. Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret has successfully handled litigation and negotiations for a variety of clients and cases. Some of these challenges involved injunction proceedings, federal intellectual property laws, multi-million dollar class-action complaints, as well as other matters related to high-profile corporations and individuals, antitrust, commercial litigation, employment and benefits, distribution and franchising laws, construction law, medical malpractice, torts, insurance law, bankruptcy, corporate and shareholder law, government relations, health law, and sports law. Similarly, the Firm takes pride in its skilled and sophisticated appellate practice.

As a testament to hard work and dedication, Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret, and its attorneys were ranked by Chambers & Partners in 2016, 2017, and 2018  Chambers Latin America Guide as industry leaders in Dispute Resolution for its litigation practice.


Our Attorneys

Viewing its clients as business partners, the attorneys at Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret possess significant experience in both public and private sectors. Some of our counsels have worked in Fortune 500 companies, served as attorneys for the United States’ Attorney’s Office, clerked for the Puerto Rico Supreme Court and the Puerto Rico Court of Appeals, or acted as in-house counsels for major multinational corporations. Given their experience and skills, they make it a point to thoroughly understand each client’s business and approach each legal issue methodically to close a deal fast, and in an effective and cost-efficient manner.


As a result of the experience gained at Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret, some attorneys have gone from being senior associates and income partners at the Firm on to becoming in-house counsels for multinational corporations, chairs of commercial litigation department at other major law firms in the Island, general counsels for government agencies, and as Associate Justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court.