Marianne I. Maldonado focuses her practice in international commercial litigation and arbitration.
She graduated magna cum laude from University of Puerto Rico School of Law, and was recipient of the Commercial Law Award for academic excellence. While in law school, Marianne was research and teaching assistant to corporate law Professor Carlos Díaz Olivo, and participated in the editing process of various law review articles and books on Puerto Rico’s General Corporations Act. She also served for a term as strategic consultant to the Secretary of the Department of Consumer’s Affairs.
Prior to joining Astigarraga Davis, Ms. Maldonado worked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, focusing her practice in commercial litigation with emphasis in contractual disputes, securities, and regulatory matters. She was part of the team defending dozens of highly contested matters before FINRA relating to millions of dollars invested in several closed-end funds. Her academic and professional background has led her to master both civil and common law systems.
A native Spanish speaker and conversant in Portuguese, Marianne is a graduate of Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Prior to becoming an attorney, she lectured at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where she obtained a master’s degree in Spanish literature and graduated with honors.
She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the state of Florida and the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.