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Paul HammerEstrella, LLC is proud to announce Paul J. Hammer, Esq. has been nominated by Caribbean Business 40 Under 40. Only 40 young executives who meet the criteria of being considered pillars and leaders in their business will have the opportunity to become part of an elite group comprising the most influential and powerful young executives in Puerto Rico. They will be recognized in the 2016 Caribbean Business Special Supplement 40 under 40.

Paul Hammer leads the Firm’s Financial Reorganization/Bankruptcy Practice. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hammer, who is fluent in Spanish, acquired significant clerking experience during tenors with United States District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana and United States Bankruptcy Court – District of Puerto Rico.

Mr. Hammer has distinguished himself as an outstanding business consultant, negotiator and litigator with a specialization in both the bankruptcy and federal forum. Always focused on exceeding client expectations, he has served the legal needs of hundreds of business and individuals in Puerto Rico and abroad for a decade through implementing his unique brand of innovative and cost-effective solutions.

“I am very honored to have been nominated for Caribbean Businesses’ Top 40 Under 40.  This honor would really mean a lot to me and be a reflection of many years of hard work and dedication to my craft,” stated Mr. Hammer.

Voting is open up until September 26, 2016 at noon. Submit your nominee today at

About Caribbean Business 40 Under 40

In 2001, Caribbean Business published for the first time a special supplement in which 40 executives who were 40 years old or younger were recognized as pillars and leaders in the local business community. Fifteen years later, Caribbean Business has kept its objective of motivating young executives to become leaders in their own field. We are looking for 40 new faces that will generate energy and passion and may serve as role models for future generations.

About Estrella, LLC

Estrella, LLC is a full-service Puerto Rico law firm that represents clients in federal and local courts throughout the Island. They are one of the oldest and most experienced law firms in Puerto Rico. The firm employs first-rate trial attorneys who provide comprehensive representation to a diverse group of blue-chip clients.

Due to their island-wide litigation practice, they are uniquely equipped to assess case value and exposure due to the ability to learn past judgment amounts. The firm’s knowledge of local judges and ability to assess client exposure make their attorneys uniquely equipped to advise clients and help them make well-informed decisions about their cases.

Estrella, LLC is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.