Luis N. Saldaña - Román


Born in Seville, Spain, December 17, 1967; admitted to bar, 1992, Puerto Rico; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit. Mr. Saldaña is the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Denmark, San Juan, Puerto Rico since March 2011. Since May 2019 he is also the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Sweden (Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands). Her Majesty Margrethe II of Denmark bestowed upon him the Order of the Dannebrog on May 2019. Co-Author ABA's Book on Obtaining Evidence Abroad, Discovery Across the Globe (Puerto Rico Chapter).

EDUCATION: Fundación Ortega & Gasset, Toledo, Spain, Latin American and European Studies Diploma (1986), University of Puerto Rico (B.A., 1988; J.D., 1991); Tulane University School of Law (LL.M. in Admiralty, 1992).

REPRESENTATIVE CASES: Segarra Jiménez v. Banco Popular de Puerto Rico et als., 421 F. Supp. 2d 452 (D.P.R. 2006); Pan American Grain Manufacturing Co. v. Puerto Rico Ports Authority, 121 F. Supp.2d 710, 2000 AMC 692; aff’d, 295 F.3d 108, 2002 AMC 1988 (1st Cir.2002); Navieros Inter-Americanos, S.A., Inc. v. M/V VASILIA EXPRESS, et al., 930 F.Supp. 699 (D.P.R.1996); Cigna Ins. Co. of P.R. v. M/V SKANDERBORG, 897 F.Supp. 659 (D.P.R.1995).

LANGUAGES: Spanish and English.