Solymar Castillo Morales joined the firm's Litigation and Trial Practice Department as a partner in 2010. Prior to joining Goldman Antonetti & Cordova, Ms. Castillo worked as an Associate attorney for various law firms in San Juan, and as Legal Advisor and Director of the Collections Bureau at the Puerto Rico Department of Treasury, where, among other things, she was in charge of negotiating Closing Agreements and Offers & Compromise presented by Tax Payers in order to determine their feasibility and compliance with the Internal Revenue Code of Puerto Rico and the established public policy.
She has represented and advised numerous organizations and individuals on legal issues regarding Commercial, Tax and Bankruptcy Law, as well as other civil matters, mainly Torts, Construction, Contracts, Trademarks, Foreclosures and Labor Law. She also worked as independent investigator for the Ethics Commission of the Senate of Puerto Rico, analyzing compliance with ethics regulations in financial reports filed by lawmakers. As part of her work at Goldman she has also represented Unsecured Creditors' Committees and Developers' claims on contractors' bankruptcy cases, in addition to work with property taxes claims in the administrative and local courts.
She is the author of the Chapter 7 Bankruptcies Statistics and Analysis of the Inside the Minds, Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies, 2011 Edition for Aspatore Books.
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bankruptcy Institute, 2009 - 2010
Puerto Rico Bar Association, 2000 - 2010
Member, Bankruptcy Committee
Federal Bar Association, 2010 - 2011
Past Employment Positions:
Melendez Perez & Ledesma, Associate, 2009 - 2010
Puerto Rico Department of Treasury, Director - Collections Bureau, 2007 - 2008
Pro Bono Activities:
Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bar Counseling, 2008 - 2009