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787-756-1400

208 Ponce de Leon Avenue Suite 1133

Popular Center Building

San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918

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DIANA PÉREZ SEDA

Senior Associate

Email: dperez@cabprlaw.com


Main: 787-756-1400                               Fax: 787-756-1401

AREAS OF PRACTICE 

Commercial Litigation, Civil Appellate Practice, Insurance Defense, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property Law, Distribution Law

OVERVIEW

Prior to joining the team of Puerto Rico business trial lawyers at Casellas Alcover & Burgos, P.S.C., Diana served as a judicial law clerk for judges sitting at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She also completed an LL.M. degree at Harvard Law School, where she focused her studies on constitutional, administrative, and environmental law.

Diana received a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Fordham University, Lincoln Center campus in New York City. She then returned to Puerto Rico and obtained her J.D. from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. While in law school, she completed a dual-degree program at the University of Barcelona School of Law, where she also attained a Licenciatura de Dret (J.D. equivalent).

She is a former adjunct professor of law at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where she taught legal research and writing for two years.

EDUCATION

B.S. in Psychology, Fordham University, 2005 
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Puerto Rico Law School, 2009

Licenciatura de Dret, Universitat de Barcelona, 2010 
LL.M., Harvard University School of Law, 2012

 

CLERKSHIPS 

Hon. Chief Justice Federico Hernández Denton, Supreme Court, PR, 2009-2010

Hon. Jay A. García-Gregory, U.S. District Court, Puerto Rico, 2010-2011

Hon. Juan R. Torruella, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2012-2013

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Puerto Rico, U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico , U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Reseña: La Negociación y la Mediación [Book Review: Negotiation and Mediation], 76 Rev. Jur. U.P.R. 381 (2007)


Maritime Bankruptcies and the Thirty-Seven Year Old Murky Question, 78 Rev. Jur. U.P.R. 901 (2009)