David Magraner-Ortiz

David Magraner-Ortiz


David Magraner-Ortiz focuses his practice on corporate matters, including the organization and operation of private entities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance compliance. He has experience with general government affairs matters and tax incentive laws, including export service companies (Act 60-2019 – former Act 20-2012) and individual resident investors (Act 60-2019 – former Act 22-2012).

David's experience also includes the formation of private equity series funds and the acquisition of private companies' operational licenses and permits.

Areas of FocusCorporate
Bar admissionsPuerto Rico


  • Organization of a Puerto Rico Series LLC Fund, in the recapitalization of certain fast-food franchise and real estate development entity.
  • Counsel to a Puerto Rico green energy company as solar integrator, in the formation of several solar project companies in Puerto Rico, among others.
  • Organization and banking compliance of International Financial Entities (IFE's) pursuant to Act 273-2012.
  • Assisted foreign commercial airline in its application for operational permits and tax grant pursuant to Act 60-2019.
  • Counsel to a subsidiary of a US-based pharmaceutical company in the issuance and renewal of controlled substance licenses and establishment operations in Puerto Rico.
  • Assist an Energy Company under a Public-Private Partnership with Puerto Rico's regulatory compliance requirements, among others.
  • LL.M., Fordham University 2019
    magna cum laude
  • J.D., Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico 2017
    summa cum laude
  • B.A., University of Puerto Rico 2014

Prior Experience

  • Prior to joining DLA, Mr. Magraner-Ortiz was an associate in a leading Puerto Rico law firm, where he gained experience in several corporate matters. During his tenure, Mr. Magraner-Ortiz also provided legal assistance to the Financial and Oversight Management Board of Puerto Rico.
  • Provided legal counsel to a privately-held non-profit Puerto Rico pharmacy in its corporate reorganization following the acquisition of two non-profit health service companies.
  • Provided legal counsel and assisted in the acquisition of a telecommunications service provider in Puerto Rico.
  • Provided legal counsel to a Puerto Rico private higher education institution in the federal bidding of CDBG-DR funds for the development of a health program facility, among others.
  • Notary services that include Purchase and Sale, Loans, and Power of Attorney Deeds, among others.