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Andrés Rivero

United States
Rivero Mestre LLP

Andrés Rivero is a commercial litigator who, for 32-plus years, has focused on business controversies. In Chambers USA, he has been called “a brilliant lawyer with an inquisitive mind.” A skilled trial lawyer, Rivero has tried many cases to jury verdict during his career. He was one of the lead lawyers in U.S. v. GDC, one of the longest trials in the history of the Southern District of Florida. He has also argued many cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Third Circuit and Eleventh Circuit and Florida appellate courts. His background as a litigation partner at Greenberg Traurig, a federal prosecutor, and a partner of his own entrepreneurial litigation law firm over the last 20 years adds both breadth and depth to his business litigation practice.

Rivero has substantial experience in representing corporations and entrepreneurs in international commercial disputes, antitrust and securities claims, and partnership and shareholder controversies. Along with many other members of the firm, Rivero is fluent in Spanish, and has conducted litigations and arbitrations, including an arbitration trial in Mexico, in Spanish. Rivero served as an adjunct professor in the LL.M. program at the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught U.S. litigation practice. He has also taught at the Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute. He served as chairman of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Eleventh Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Florida. AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, Rivero has consistently been recognized by his peers, being voted to the Best Lawyers in America and as one of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Commercial Litigators over many years.