Manuel Fernández- Bared Insolvency - Puerto Rico

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416 Ponce de León Avenue Union Plaza
Suite 311 San Juan
Puerto Rico 00918-3430

Tel: (787) 751-8999
Fax: (787) 763-7760


Mr. Fernández-Bared obtained an A.B. in Government and Law from Lafayette College in 1983 and a Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Puerto Rico in 1987, where he was a teaching assistant and associate editor of the University of Puerto Rico Law Review.

During 1987 and 1988, he was a law clerk for the Hon. Gilberto Gierbolini-Ortiz, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. From 1988 until 2000, Mr. Fernández worked at McConnell Valdés, where he was a partner in the Litigation Department.

Mr. Fernández-Bared has extensive experience in commercial litigation, including workouts, collections, distribution agreements, bankruptcy, product liability, intellectual property, securities arbitration, contract disputes and lenders’ liability. He has given numerous seminars on debt collection, foreclosures and bankruptcy law. He is also a training resource and lecturer in bankruptcy law review workshops for the federal bar exam review course.

Mr. Fernández-Bared has handled, both as lead counsel and as local counsel for leading stateside law firms, many large and complex bankrupcies and commercial cases.He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation, Distribution Agreements, Bankruptcy Law, Government Procurement, Intellectual Property


Seven like-minded entrepreneurial attorneys with complementary legal practices, founded TCMR&S almost 15 years ago, after working together for Puerto Rico’s largest law firm, McConnell Valdés. Since then, the law firm has grown organically by recruiting a diverse group of very talented young attorneys that share our core values.

We are proud to be committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in Puerto Rico. TCMR&S is the only law firm in Puerto Rico member of the National Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”). NAMWOLF is a nonprofit trade association of minority and women-owned law firms throughout the United States since 2001. TCMR&S is also certified by the Puerto Rico Minority Supplier Development Council (“PRMSDC”), which promotes business alliances for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members

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