José E. González-Borgos

Contact Information:

Fax  (787) 250-7545



J.D. ,Magna Cum Laude, Pontificial Catholic University of Puerto Rico

B.A., The Canisius College of Buffalo


Practice Areas:

Commercial Litigation


Environmental Liability


Lender’s Liability

Creditor's Rights

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Franchise Law

Health Law


Court Admissions:

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

U. S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


Bar Professional & Civic Affiliations:

Puerto Rico Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

American Arbitration Association

José E. González-Borgos is an of Counsel  in the Litigation Division of Fiddler, González & Rodríguez, P.S.C.  He also chairs the Litigation Division and is a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of Fiddler.


Mr. González-Borgos concentrates in complex litigation in cases dealing with major industrial accidents and has litigated cases in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico courts at all levels (Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Court of First Instance).  He has also handled cases in the Federal District Court for the District of Puerto Rico (jury and non-jury trials), appeals at the First Circuit Court of Appeals; as well as cases in other state and federal jurisdictions (i.e. New York, Florida, Missouri, Massachusetts and Virgin Islands).  In addition, Mr. González-Borgos has served as a member of the Panel of Arbitrators and litigator in complex arbitration proceedings.  He has also been part of litigation teams in three complex cases which, in the aggregate, lasted 203 days of actual trial.


Mr. González-Borgos was a member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association, where he was appointed on multiple occasions to serve as member of the Commission to Evaluate Judicial Nominations, entity in charge of the evaluation of judges seeking reappointment or promotion to a higher court and of new candidates seeking appointment to the judiciary branch.  As a result of his work as President of such Commission, Mr. González-Borgos was named Bar Member of the Year (“Colegiado del Año”) at the 2007 Assembly of the Puerto Rico Bar Association.


Mr. González-Borgos is also a member of the Federal Bar Association and of the American Arbitration Association.  He completed all the required courses in order to be certified as a Mediator by the “Negociado de Métodos Alternos para la Solución de Conflictos” of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.

Office Location:

254 Muñoz Rivera Ave. 6th Floor

Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00918


Mailing Address:

PO Box 363507

San Juan, PR 00936-3507


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