About Us

Phone:   787-725-0614    787-725-8505


Fax:       787-725-0654


E-mail:   larclaw@larclaw.com

Luis A. Rivera Cabrera, Esq.


Juris Doctor, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras PR 1981 (Magna Cum Laude). Admitted to the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico , 1981; U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, 1982; and to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1982.

General civil state and federal litigations; Public Law practice with pronounced emphasis in construction contracts procurement; contract administration; claims handling including negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation; ex contractu damages litigation; Adversary Proceedings in Bankruptcy Court; counseling of high level public officials; review of proposed legislation pertaining to field of work and drafting of legislation; drafting and negotiation of large construction and project administration contracts; environmental mitigation and permitting work (Environmental Quality Board/ARMY Corps of Engineers); Law 173 (engineering practice) issues.

Advisor to the Governor of Puerto Rico (1986). Principal of the Law Offices of Luis A. Rivera-Cabrera PSC. Lead counsel for the Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority’s (PRHTA) outside legal team in several projects and lawsuits, such as the $250M Siemens V. PRHTA, tort, breach of contract and delay claims litigation regarding the Tren Urbano Project; the $200M Autopistas S.E. v. PRHTA, tort, and breach of implied contract litigation; the $68M Inabón v. PRHTA, tort, default and delay claim litigation which was settled for less than $1.2 M; the $21M Las Piedras Construction Corp. v. PRHTA, PR-66 tort and delay claim litigation; the $1.7M Fraya, S.E.  v. PRHTA, tort and breach of contract litigation; the Redondo Construction Corp. v. PRHTA, debarment administrative procedure; and in numerous bid protest procedures. Responsible for drafting, revising and commenting several legal instruments, such as the PRHTA Formal Bid Regulations; the Tren Urbano User and Fees Regulation; drafting of RFQs and RFPs for various projects, legal counsel for the Tren Urbano Joint Development program.

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Luis A. Rivera Cabrera Law Offices, PSC