Sánchez-Betances, Sifre & Muñoz-Noya is a boutique law firm that resulted from the merger between Sánchez-Betances & Sifre and Lespier Muñoz-Noya & Rivera in 2004. The former was founded in 1981 by classmates and graduates of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. It started as an enviromental and litigation law firm. The latter, another reputable Puerto Rican law firm concentrating its practice in labor law since 1979, whose principal was also a classmate.
Both firms had an extensive history of outstanding legal representation. The combination of our efforts, expertise, and highest level of commitment that have characterized us for so many years, have allowed us to provide a more comprehensive legal service as a united group.
After a long and successful history representing our clients, one of the founding partners, Luis Sánchez-Betances, was appointed Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. In February, 2014, after his public service, he rejoined the firm.
We are a boutique multiservice law firm best known for our litigation skills and vigorous representation, labor law practice, and counseling on health law matters. Our teams thoroughly prepare for every case, having the experience and the tools to handle all the complexities that may arise. We combine sound legal counsel to serve our clients in various aspects of legal services with efficiency. Being a boutique law firm, our attorneys remain accessible to the clients while attending to their legal matters with dedication. The main objective of Sánchez-Betances, Sifre & Muñoz-Noya is the full satisfaction of each client’s needs in a dedicated, supportive, and congenial atmosphere. All partners are fully invested in the firm’s affairs and work together to enhance each other’s works. We have united different generations of lawyers resulting in a great mentorship system.
With ample office facilities located in the heart of the business district in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, the firm enjoys the latest research resources and state-of-the-art equipment. These include in-house technology services that enable fast, on the moment, support. Our range of high-quality business litigation experience makes it proficient in numerous areas of the law. Knowing the intricacies of the different industries in which our clients operate, combined with the Firm’s experience and capabilities translates to effective representation and an excellent record of results for our clients, some of which operate in the following industries:
- Healthcare institutions
- Insurance companies
- Local and stateside entrepreneurs
- Mid-size companies
- Mortgage companies
- Real estate developers
- Wholesalers and distributors
Sánchez-Betances, Sifre & Muñoz-Noya has an active practice in the Courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and those in the Federal jurisdiction, where we dedicate a substantial part of our diverse practice. Our work encompasses, among others, civil and health matters litigation, commercial disputes, collective bargaining agreement negotiations, transactional practice, and resolution of conflicts through alternate dispute resolution methods. The Firm also actively works on varied of administrative matters, both before United States and Commonwealth agencies.