Company Background

Founded in 1996 by Mr. Wigberto Lugo Mender,  Lugo Mender Group LLC, is a boutique Integrated Service Firm, specializing in such aspects of commercial, financial consulting, insolvency, bankruptcy and litigation support. Currently serves customers in the Puerto Rico market in the greater Guaynabo area.

Mission Statement

Lugo Mender Group LLC, has a value-added pledge with business reorganization and consultation that give emphasis to our commitment with customers through all stages of growth and transition, while maintaining a stable and profitable business enterprise with the highest reputation.

Our mission is to provide effective and comprehensive legal, financial, and management advice with a goal to exceed expectations by means of efficient and innovative services tailored to individual clients needs, always with the utmost integrity and respect.

Managing Partner Profile

Mr. Wigberto Lugo Mender, Esq., CPA, is admitted to the P.R. Supreme Court, the Circuit Court of Appeals for the First District and the U.S. District Court for the Judicial District Court of Puerto Rico.  He is graduated of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, Cum Laude.  He also has a dual bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from the University of PR., Cum Laude.

He has exposure in multiple disciplines and has gained diverse working experience with financing, legal, bankruptcy, estate liquidation and general financial consulting assistance to business of all sizes and in different industries. He has served as attorney in several of private and commercial clients, particularly commercial, insolvency and inheritance matters. Currently appointed as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Judicial District of Puerto Rico, he has work in liquidation of assets pertaining to bankruptcy estate and an Estate Administrator and Trustee in the Puerto Rico First Instance Court, with involvement in administration of assets in contested proceedings including individuals, partnership and corporations.

Prior to his current work profile, he has worked as Bankruptcy Analyst for the U.S. Trustee Office, U.S. Department of Justice and for Arthur Andersen & Co., in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  He has also active as Speaker for several bankruptcy seminars sponsored by the local state CPA board, Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico, the American Bankruptcy Institute  and Past Member of the Comision de Quiebras del Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico. He has been designated as Treasurer of Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bar.

Our Team

The Law Comes First

Our team and business perspective is centered on the client’s business concerns and their operational needs.

Whether you have an urgent business consulting matter or a civil or federal litigation case, we will be committed to your needs. This means being attuned to client and client’s needs. When you talk to our corporate development team, we will listen carefully to your requirements and goals to personally incorporate the best way to act on them. Check out our professional bio and get to know what makes us qualified to be part of your business and legal integral solutions.

Our Legal Team

  • Wigberto Lugo Mender, Esq., CPA, Founder, Managing Attorney & Chapter 7 Trustee
  • Alexis A. Betancourt Vincenty, Esq., CPA, Of Councel
  • Ruth Noemí Santiago Luciano, Esq., Of Councel

Our Supporting Team

  • Roberto Santiago Luciano, CFE, MBA; Accounting & Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Manager
  • Zoraida Lloyd González; Accounting & Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Manager
  • Nadia Zayas Boujouen; Business Paralegal
  • Michelle Rosado Espada, Chapter 7 Trustee Assistant & Business Secretary

Let’s Work Together