HÉCTOR REICHARD is the Senior Partner at Reichard & Escalera LLC. A former Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Mr. Reichard is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Boston College and obtained his J.D. Cum Laude at the University of Puerto Rico Law School. He has taught law courses at both the Inter American University School of Law and the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where he is currently a member of the Board of Trustees and of its Executive Committee. He has been a long-standing member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, where he served as delegate for the Puerto Rico Bar Association and as State Delegate. He also served on the ABA’s Board of Governors and was a member of its Executive Committee. Mr. Reichard served as the ABA’s delegate to the Council of the Inter-American Bar Association. A member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association, he has served in various committees and has been both an officer and a member of the Board of Governors. Furhermore, Mr. Reichard has active membership in the following organizations: the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Law Institute and is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Among his civic contributions, Mr. Reichard has served as President of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, participated as member of a Commission on Economic Policy and in several governmental commissions, such as the Foreign Trade Board. He served for a full term on the Advisory Board of the US Merchant Marine Academy, and is currently the Honorary Consul General for the Republic of South Korea and Director Emeritus of the Board of Directors of TerraLex®, a global voluntary law firm association with presence in nearly 100 countries and more than 40 States in the U.S.
He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, the United States Court of Appeals for the First and Fourth Circuits, the Court of Appeals of Washington, DC and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Reichard has published numerous articles in the University of Puerto Rico’s Law Review, in major daily newspapers and in Experience, a publication of the ABA.
He supervises the Firm’s corporate, transactional and real estate work, as well as the regulatory work in the fields of communications and banking, as well as its governmental affairs efforts.
Boston College, 1961, BSBA Magna Cum Laude
* Member Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit National Honor Society)
* Member Beta Gamma Sigma (National Business Honor Society)
University of Puerto Rico’s School of Law, 1964, Cum Laude
* Associate Editor Law Review
* Editor “The Jurist”