Roberto C. Rodríguez Poventud

Practice Areas
Tax law (Federal, State and Municipal Taxes)
Tax Incentives Law
Tax Litigation
Municipal Financing
Estates and Trusts
Contracts law
Corporate law
Commercial Law
Notarial Law

Admitted to Puerto Rico Bar, 1976
Admitted to United States Tax Court, 2007

  • Boston University, LLM., Taxation, 1977
  • University of Puerto Rico, J.D., magna cum laude, 1976
  • Holy Cross College, B.A. Economics, 1973
  • Spanish
  • English
Associations, Memberships and Publications
  • Puerto Rico Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Member, Taxation Section)
  • A Commissioner in Puerto Rico Supreme Court’s Commission for the Evaluation of Judicial Appointments (2021-present)
  • Author, First Municipal Revenues Collection Center (CRIM) Trust Indenture (2015)
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Puerto Rico Supreme Court Historical Foundation (2011-2013)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Colegio Rosa-Bell Guaynabo, P.R. (2000- present), Vice President and Vice-Chairman (2016- present)
  • Federal 170(c)(1) Ruling, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture (Jesús T. Piñeiro Foundation (2004))
  • Author, PRMA’s Position Paper with respect to the IRS’ “White Paper” on Intercompany Pricing (1989, published in Tax Notes)
  • Member; Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (“PRMA”) (Director, 1989-1996); Chairman, Tax Committee 1986-1996; Member, Defense of IRC Section 936 Action Committee)
  • Member; Drafting Committee Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institution’s Eligible Institutions Regulations (1988)
  • Member; Puerto Rico Financial Analysts Association (Director and Vice President, 1986-1987)
  • Member, Colegio San Ignacio Finance Advisory Committee (1986-1990)
  • Federal 501(c)(3) Ruling, Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola (1984)
  • Co-Founder Colegio San Ignacio Alumnni Association (1980)

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