Mr. Coto-Ojeda has more than 35 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation, and corporate governance. His practice is varied as he counsels clients in all areas of law that the firm handles, focusing on early dispute resolution.
He taught Bankruptcy Law and Legal Research and Writing at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. Mr. Coto-Ojeda is the author of the article Cuba Revamps Foreign Investments by Enacting Law No. 77. Additionally, he is co-author of the paper From Cold War Warriors to Business Associates: Cuba-Puerto Rico Relations in the Last Half of the Twentieth Century, which he defended before the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy in Coral Gables, Florida. This paper has been published, reprinted, and translated into numerous publications. Moreover, he has been a regular speaker during conferences dealing with Cuban-US relations, authorized activities, and foreign investment in the island, among others. Mr. Coto-Ojeda has also served as an expert in the Courts of the United Kingdom on the Cuba currency system.
Mr. Coto-Ojeda has been ranked by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico in Arbitration and Mediation, Banking and Finance Law, Franchise Law, Civil Litigation, and Product Liability for ten (10) years. He also has been selected Lawyer of the Year in Puerto Rico for Product Liability Litigation.
Before forming Coto & Associates, Mr. Coto-Ojeda was a Proprietary Partner in the largest law firm in Puerto Rico, where he started as a law clerk. He also served for seven years as Director of The Puerto Rico Golf Association. He is the Handicap Chairman at Rio Mar Golf Club and has rated golf courses in different countries.