Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information

Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information



Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


208 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 1600, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918

Established: 1994

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Casualty
  • Property
  • Environmental Law
  • Title Insurance
  • Product Liability
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Surety
  • Antitrust
  • Bad Faith Claims
  • Denial of Coverage Claims
  • Labor and Employment Claims
  • Coverage Claims
  • Mass Torts and Class Actions
  • Securities Litigation
  • Mass Torts and Class Actions Defense

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About Us

At Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Perez-Ochoa, P.S.C., we provide our clients with experience and advice in virtually every discipline of the law, priding ourselves in excellence and hard work. The Firm's insurance practice is sophisticated and highly regarded. Our Firm has successfully represented and counseled national and local insurance companies in some of the most challenging problems they face in today's competitive and changing environment, including transactional work, complex restructurings, claim situations, insurance defense and litigation, investigations by government agencies and regulators, and compliance and regulatory matters. We handle both defense and coverage litigation, including class action representation, under general liability, product liability, environmental, professional liability, directors and officers, employment practices liability, and other types of policies.

Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Pérez-Ochoa, P.S.C. is a full-service law firm that provides a wide range of comprehensive legal and business counseling services. Our team of lawyers brings decades of hands-on legal experience, insight and an impressive array of professional credentials to every case, matter or transaction we handle. AMG lawyers are particularly recognized for having the breadth of knowledge and expertise to handle complex legal issues and resolve difficult problems in all areas of the law, in practices ranging from real estate transactions, tax, wills, trusts, inheritances, construction and antitrust, to class action litigation, distribution, commercial law, securities and corporate law, trade regulation, insurance, labor and employment law, collective bargaining agreements, pensions plans, and ERISA matters.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

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Personnel Information

Partner


Eric Pérez-Ochoa

San Juan, PR

Admitted
  • Puerto Rico, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
Memberships:
  • Federal (Former President, Puerto Rico Chapter, 2005), American and Puerto Rico Bar Associations
  • U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico's Examination Committee (2006-present)
Education:
  • Boston College, B.A., 1986
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1990

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High Profile Cases

Jackson National Life Insurance Co. v. Quiñones-Gonzalez et al., Civil No. 01261-ADC (D.P.R. 2013); Federal Deposit Insurance Co. v. Arrillaga-Torrens et al., Civil No. 01328-CC (D.P.R. 2013); Hidalgo-Velez et al. v. San Juan Asset Management, Inc. et al., 2013 WL 1089745 (D.P.R. 2013); Giraud-Padro et al. v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation et al., Civil No. 02041-JAG (D.P.R. 2012); Wylie v. Stipes et al., 797 F.Supp.2d 193 (D.P.R. 2011); Wind International, Inc. v. ACE Insurance Company, Civil No. 02220-JAF (D.P.R. 2009); Fabrica de Muebles J.J. Alvarez, Incorporado v. Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, et al., 2009 WL 4730776 (D.P.R. 2009); Diaz-Rodriguez v. Pep Boys, 174 D.P.R. 262 (2008); Adler v. Professional Aircraft Services, Inc. et al., Civil No. 02336-DRD (D.P.R. 2008); Sealink, Inc. v. Frenkel & Co., Inc., 441 F.Supp.2d 374 (D.P.R. 2006); Phico Insurance Company v. Pavia Health, Inc., 413 F.Supp.2d 76 (D.P.R. 2006); Reyes-Vazquez, et al. v. First American Title Insurance Company, Civil No. 01200-JAG (D.P.R. 2004); San Juan Abstract v. Fidelity National, et al., Civil No. 01521-RLA (D.P.R. 2003); Ramirez Commercial v. Flexcon Company, Inc. et al., 242 F.Supp.2d 113 (D.P.R. 2002); Deane-Krantz, et al v. Sea-Land Serv., Inc., et al., Civil No. 01736–PG (D.P.R. 2002); CBR Holdings, L.P. v. PR Tourism Company, et al., Civil No. 02210–SEC (D.P.R. 2001); Metlife Capital Corp. v. Westchester Fire Ins., et al., 224 F.Supp.2d 374 (D.P.R. 2002); Sea-Land Services, et al. v. NPR, Inc. et al., Civil No., 1420-JAG (D.P.R. 2002); Banco de Desarrollo Economico v. AMC Surgery, 157 D.P.R. 150 (2002); Cruz-Aponte et al. v. Caribbean Petroleum Corporation et al., 869 F.Supp.2d 247 (D.P.R. 2002); Diaz-de-Castro, et al. v. Sanifill, Inc., et al., Civil No. 01000-PG (D.P.R. 1999); Commonwealth of P.R., et al. v. The M/V Emily S, et al., 13 F.Supp.2d 147 (D.P.R. 1998); Newman, et al. v. Reinforced Earth Co., et al., Civil No. 02035-RDR (D.P.R. 1997); Banco Popular v. 1st American Title, 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14697 (D.P.R. 1997); Raytheon-Catalytic v. Gulf Chemical Corp., et al., 959 F.Supp.100 (D.P.R. 1997); Ortiz-Brunet, et al. v. Ram Aircraft Corp., Civil No. 01433-CC (D.P.R. 1997); Vitin Garment Mfg. v. Schreck Wholesale, et al., 827 F.Supp.847 (D.P.R. 1994); Southmark San Juan v. Fux, et al., Civil No. 02513-JAF (D.P.R. 1992); Southmark San Juan v. Golden, et al., Civil No. 02514-JAF (D.P.R. 1992); Southmark San Juan v. Akad, et al., Civil No. 02515-HL (D.P.R. 1992); Southmark San Juan v. Ackerman, et al., Civil No. 02516-JP (D.P.R. 1992).

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(This firm is also listed in the Regulatory and Compliance section of this publication)


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