Usera Morell Bauzá Dapena & Cartagena LLP (“Usera Morell”) is a newly formed, full-service law firm founded in January 2009 by Gregory Usera, Pedro Morell, Antonio Bauzá, Ramón Dapena and Edgardo Cartagena. The latter four were all shareholders at Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, P.S.C. until just prior to the formation of Usera Morell. Mr. Usera had an independent labor and employment law practice for over 13 years. Having practiced together at Goldman (and several at one of its predecessors, Brown Newsom & Córdova -- the oldest firm in Puerto Rico), the founding members have known and worked with each other for years, typically representing clients contemporaneously in their different areas of specialization.

Usera Morell represents a wide range of local, national and international clients in business transactions, litigation and arbitration matters in Puerto Rico. It provides services in the areas of Banking & Financial Institutions, Corporate and Commercial Law, Entertainment Law, Environmental Law, Health Law, Labor & Employment Law (management), Litigation, Real Estate and Taxes. The firm is conveniently organized into four (4) departments, namely:, Corporate and Baking Law Department, Labor and Employment Department, Litigation Department and Tax Department.

Representative clients include Abbott Laboratories, Aguas Puras del Caribe and the group of companies of Domingo Pagan (PASSCO, Induchem, KD Contractors), AH Development, LLC, Anheuser Busch, Anovis Corp, Arcos Dorados (McDonald’s), Auxilio Mutuo Hospital, Bridgestone Americas Holding Inc., Bridgestone Firestone Costa Rica and other Bridgestone Firestone affiliates, Central America Bottling Corporation, CitiFinancial, Envirosafe Industrial Services, Ferroman Agrovial, General Electric, Glaxo SmithKline, Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico, Industrial Fibers, Inc., Johnson Controls, Inc., Joy SA, Inc., L’Oreal, Light Gas Corporation, Madelux International, Inc., Margo Caribe, Inc., Marriott Hotels, Medtronic, Micros Fidelio Caribbean, Omega Engineering, LLC, Osram Sylvania, Palmas del Mar Properties, Inc., Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Ricky Martin and Ricky Martin Foundation, Scotiabank de Puerto Rico, Skanska Energy Services LLC, Walgreens and WoodMarket. .