1996 Alumnus Ricardo H. "Rick" Puente Named Partner in Miami Office of Jones Day

Ricardo H. "Rick" Puente, J.D. '96, has been named a partner in the Miami office of Jones Day. A Latin America cross-border litigation and arbitration specialist, Puente represents individuals, financial institutions, and corporate entities in litigation, arbitrations, and trials involving complex business, torts, and investment disputes. He has served as lead counsel in matters involving fraud, deceptive trade practices, and investment and cross-border disputes for plaintiffs and defendants.

Puente previously practiced with the firm of Concepción Martinez & Puente. 

While at Loyola, Rick earned a certificate in International Legal Studies, was elected Vice Magister of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Sociey, and served as a senior research assistant in the area of international financial policy and regulation.