Gladira Robles Santiago
Litigation; Complex Commercial Litigation; Arbitration;
Antitrust; Complex Contract Negotiations; Corporate Governance;
Federal Civil Litigation; Distribution; Dispute Resolution;
Probate; Government Procurement; Personal Injury; Torts; Food
Litigation; Labor and Employment Law.
2013, Puerto Rico and U.S.
District Court, District of Puerto Rico; 2015, New York;
; 2016, United States Court
of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Pontifical Catholic University of
Puerto Rico (J.D., 2012); Ortega & Gasset
Foundation (2011, J.D. summer program)
Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
(B.A. Psychology Magna Cum Laude, 2009)
Rico Bar; New York State Bar Association
1988; San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ms. Robles-Santiago is a Senior Associate in Coto & Associates,
where she joined in April 2013, after obtaining her J.D. in June
2012 from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, in
Ponce, Puerto Rico, where she also served as President of her
graduating class. Ms. Robles-Santiago’s professional
experience includes private practice, as well as public service
in Puerto Rico where she served as Executive Assistant at the
Administration of Mental Health and Addiction ("A.S.S.M.C.A.",
for its Spanish acronym) during the year 2012.
Ms. Robles-Santiago’s assists and advises clients with corporate
governance, including tax compliance. Her practice areas
also include complex civil and commercial litigation,
distribution, and dispute resolution specifically being involved
in various complex arbitrations spanning several industries.
She has also been involved in complex contract negotiations in
the commercial, public procurement, and petroleum market
practice areas. Ms. Robles-Santiago also advises employers in
many areas of Labor and Employment law including hiring,
employment contracts, workers’ compensation, employment leaves,
chauffeurs’ insurance, unemployment and disability insurance,
and employee rights and benefits.
Ms. Robles-Santiago is admitted to the bar of the Commonwealth
of Puerto Rico, the U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico
bar, the New York State bar, and the United States Court of
Appeals for the First Circuit, and she is also admitted as a
Notary Public in Puerto Rico. Besides being President of
her J.D. graduating class, she was also Vice-President in the
Law Students Creating Environmental Conscience Association
(“E.D.U.C.C.A.” for its Spanish acronym), Pro-Bono Coordinator
of the Women’s Rights Organization, and Member of Animal Rights
Prevention Association (“A.P.M.A.” for its Spanish acronym).
She graduated from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
with a B.A. in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, where she acted as
Student Representative in the Board of the University’s