YOLANDA BENÍTEZ, COTTO & ASSOCIATES, P.S.C. is dedicated principally to Commercial Litigation, Health Law, Government and Legislative Affairs, including contracts, RFP and bid processes, Construction Law, Real Estate and Notarial Law. It counsels and represents diverse health facilities, healthcare providers, hospital medical staff, as well as pharmaceutical companies and has advised professional organizations in the health law field. In addition, the Firm represents businesses, retailers, general contractors, and other commercial entities before the courts, administrative agencies and the legislative and executive branches of the United States and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico governments. The Firm has ample experience in obtaining diverse government required permits and licenses to conduct business in Puerto Rico, among these, Certificates of Need and Convenience (“CON”), health facilities licenses, Use Permits, and licenses for alcoholic beverages. The Firm has also engaged in lobbying before the Legislature of Puerto Rico and has drafted position papers and attended public hearings pertaining to legislative bills of particular interest for its clients.
The areas of practice include Administrative Law, Arbitration, Banking, Construction, Contracts, Puerto Rico Dealers Act/Sales Representative Act, Franchising, Health Law, Intellectual Property including trademarks, Products Liability, Real Estate, Torts, and lenders/creditors law.