At ERM Oficina Legal we strive to provide our clients with the most cost-efficient and effective representation by providing exceptional service that can only be achieved through a complete understanding of their needs and objectives.
Attorney Enrique Ramos-Meléndez, founding partner of ERM Law Office, has its main practice in favor of consumer rights, representing clients in administrative procedures before the Department of Consumer Affairs. It also represents corporate and private clients in government matters, negotiation, drafting and review of contracts, as well as in collections procedures, torts, breach of contracts, civil claims and complaints filed under various special laws of Puerto Rico.
With more than ten years in the legal profession, attorney Ramos-Meléndez, is admitted to practice law before the Courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, and the United States Circuit of Appeals for the First Circuit of Boston. He is a member of the Bar Association of Puerto Rico as well as the Association of Notaries.
Having worked for over thirteen years in the financial industry, including the securities and banking industry, attorney Ramos-Melendez joined one of the most prestigious law firms in Puerto Rico in 2011. As an associate attorney, he worked in the Corporate Law Department where he served as counsel and executed commercial transactions for several banking institutions, including Puerto Rico's largest financial institution. It also had to its credit, representing several credit unions in cases of collection of money and executions. After his first year at the firm, attorney Ramos-Melendez represented several multinational insurance companies as defense attorney in personal liability litigation.
Attorney Ramos-Meléndez was appointed as Assistant General Counsel and Risk Manager for the operating company of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in 2013. There, he was in charge of a wide variety of legal issues, including the negotiation and drafting of contracts, collections of money actions, evictions, and litigation management. As Assistant General Counsel, counsel Ramos-Melendez personally handled all administrative proceedings before the Transportation Security Administration, ("TSA"), achieving the dismissal of a significant number of investigations filed against the airport. Subsequently, he was promoted to Director of the Security and Risk Departments, where he interacted closely with municipal, state, and federal law and order agencies., while successfully completing significant operational reorganizations.
The experience of attorney Ramos-Meléndez also includes having led the Claims Division for a multinational insurance brokerage firm until 2018 when he established ERM Law Office.