Annette Cortes Arcelay

Annette Cortes Arcelay

Limited Member
Location:
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone:
787-759-4131
787-759-8000
Fax:
787-474-2395
Email:
Annette Cortés Arcelay is a Limited Member of the Firm and member of the Litigation and Trial Practice Department of Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC. Ms. Cortés Arcelay has experience litigating at both trial and appellate court levels. She concentrates on complex civil and commercial litigation, distributorship, franchising and representation related suits and disputes, government procurement processes and contracts, construction defects claims and facilities related disputes, civil rights, and administrative and appeal proceedings.

Bar Admissions

  • Puerto Rico, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2005

Education

  • University of Puerto Rico Law School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • J.D. magna cum laude - May, 2002
  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 2008
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1999
    • Honors: Honor Roll, Social Sciences Department
    • Major: Political Sciences

Published Works

  • Comparing the HRC and the Inter-American System, The International Litigation Committee Quarterly, American Bar Association, 27:1, Fall, 2010

Representative Cases

  • CMI v. Municipality of Bayamón, 410 F. Supp 2d 61 (D.P.R. 2006)
  • Wylie v. Stipes, 595 F. Supp 2d 179 (D.P.R. 2009)
  • Rafael Rodríguez Barril, Inc. v. Conbraco Industries, Inc., 619 F. 3d 90 (1st Cir. 2010)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colegio de Abogados, Member, 2003 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Pérez-Ochoa, P.S.C., Associate, 2008 - 2010
  • O’Neill & Borges, Associate, 2003 - 2007
  • Puerto Rico Supreme Court, Law Clerk to Associate Justice, 2003
  • Axtmayer, P.S.C., Associate, 2002 - 2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English