MCD - Morell Cartagena & Dapena


Laura Torres is an associate of the Litigation Department at MBCD, with particular education in Health Law, who joined the firm in 2015. Laura has a Master of Law (LL.M.) degree in Health Law from the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas. She received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, Cum Laude, from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law in 2013, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, from the same University – Río Piedras campus in 2010. During 2010, she worked as a legal assistant at a local law firm and, between 2011 and 2012, as a part-time paralegal for a local labor and employment law firm.

Laura’s practice is concentrated in the counseling of health entities and solo practitioners, and general health care matters. Her particular knowledge includes HIPAA and HITECH, Health Care Fraud and Abuse, Biotechnology and Bioethics matters, among others.

Laura is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

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Hato Rey

Plaza 273
Suite 700
273 Ponce de León Ave.
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00917-1934


Our postal address: PO Box 13399, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00908.

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