Solymar Castillo Morales is an Attorney and Capital Member of Goldman Antonetti & Cordova, a premier legal firm based in Puerto Rico that serves local, national and international clients and cases. Specializing in bankruptcy; commercial, construction and tax litigation, government contracts; and administrative and appeal proceedings in local and federal courts, Solymar has over 20 years of experience in legal practice and is highly skilled in advisory and litigative services. She has represented and advised numerous organizations and individuals on legal issues regarding commercial, tax and bankruptcy law, and worked as an independent investigator for the Ethics Commission of the Senate of Puerto Rico. As part of her work at Goldman she has also represented creditors in dischargeability, fraudulent transfers, preference actions, super priority lending, cram-downs and valuation matters, Unsecured Creditors’ Committees, Developers’ claims on contractors’ bankruptcy cases, and clients involved in matters related to Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis, including under the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), enacted on June 30, 2016. In addition to litigate property tax claims in the administrative and local courts. Beside the commercial litigation area, she also manages estate liquidation and litigation in complex cases, and is Coordinator of the Summer Law Clerk Program.
After earning a bachelor’s degree from University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, Solymar went on to complete her JD from the University of Puerto Rico Law School at San Juan. She is admitted to the bar in Puerto Rico, U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico, U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, and the US Supreme Court. Prior to joining Goldman Antonetti & Cordova, Solymar served as Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury of Puerto Rico, and Director of the Collections Bureau of the Department of the Treasury, also served as an Associate at a boutique law firm. She is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Association of Women Lawyers, International Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, CARE Program, and the Puerto Rico Bar Association, where she served on the Bankruptcy Committee from 2008 to 2013. Actually, she is a Director At Large at the International Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, and an ex-officio member to the Board of the Puerto Rico Network.
Based in San Juan, Solymar speaks fluent English and Spanish. She is co-author of Chapter 7 Bankruptcies Statistics and Analysis of the Inside the Minds, Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies, 2011 Edition for Aspatore Books; and Best Practices for filing Chapter 13, 2015 Edition for Aspatore Books. Also has served as speaker for the American Bankruptcy Institute and the International Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation in matters related to Ethical obligations in times of natural disasters; and for the Certified Public Accountants Puerto Rico Board in matters related to restructuring post the COVID 19 era. Outside of her professional endeavors, she does pro bono volunteer work for the CARE Program and served on the Board of Trustees of the Colegio Universitario de San Juan from 2014-2017.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Solymar Castillo Morales can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.