Edgardo A. Vega-López

Partner

(787) 767-1030
(787) 751-4068

evega@jgl.com

Mr. Vega has over 25 years of experience in the practice of civil litigation and admiralty, maritime and transportation law, including areas such as health law, medical malpractice, labor and employment law, personal injury, contracts, Jones Act claims, marine cargo claims, passenger personal injury claims and proceedings before state and federal administrative agencies.

While at the University of Puerto Rico Law School, he was co-editor of the Letras Journal and was also a research assistant for Professor Jaime Granados-Peña of the University of Puerto Rico in the area of Criminal Law and Psychiatry.

Mr. Vega is a speaker on litigation techniques and medical malpractice in seminars and conferences attended by attorneys, physicians and other health care professionals.

Place of Birth:

San Juan, PR

Languages Spoken:

Spanish and English

Education:

  • University of Puerto Rico Law School
    San Juan, PR
    1991, JD
    Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Puerto Rico
    San Juan, PR
    1987, BS in Biology Education
    Magna Cum Laude
     

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • Puerto Rico Bar, 1992
  • United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, 1992
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1992
  • United States Supreme Court, 2010
     

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Defense Research Institute

ENGAGEMENTS:

Mr. Vega has participated as a speaker in seminars and conferences such as:

  • Puerto Rico Comparative Civil Trial Skills and Strategies,
    National Business Institute, August 21, 2009.
  • Puerto Rico Comparative Civil Trial Skills and Strategies,
    National Business Institute, September 25, 2008.
  • American Cancer Society, Radiation Therapy and Cancer Institute,
    Metropolitan Hospital:  Patients Rights, March 6, 2006.
  • Reclamaciones por Alegada Impericia Médica,
    Medical Convention Alejandro Otero López Hospital,
    October 12, 2002.