Name: María Cristina de la Vega
Firm Name: O'Neill & Borges LLC
Jurisdiction: Puerto Rico
Practice Area: Environmental Law

Telephone: 787.282.5785
Fax: 787.753.8944

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses María Cristina de la Vega as our exclusively recommended Environmental Law expert in Puerto Rico. If you wish to get in touch with Maria please use the contact information provided above.

Maria Cristina de la Vega is an associate in the Corporate Department. She joined O’Neill & Borges in 2018. María Cristina’s practice is focused on Environmental Law, Energy Law and Zoning and Land Use Law.  Prior  to joining the firm, she worked in the Litigation Department of another major law firm in Puerto Rico.


  • University of Puerto Rico, B.A. in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology, 2013
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • Vermont Law School, Master of Environmental Law & Policy, 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Puerto Rico (2017)

Firm Description:

O’Neill & Borges LLC is a full-service law firm established in 1962, and located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Our attorneys adhere to the highest standards of legal excellence and service.  O’Neill & Borges has a long-standing history of being involved in many of the most significant corporate transactions and adversarial proceedings in Puerto Rico.

For over 10 years, O’Neill & Borges has been recognized by the prestigious Chamber and Partner’s rankings and publications, based in London, U.K., as one of the leading firms in Puerto Rico. In 2011 and 2014, O’Neill & Borges received the highest distinction from this institution becoming the first law firm in Puerto Rico to be awarded the “Law Firm of the Year” award. Many of our attorneys are listed as “Leaders in Their Field” in the Chambers Latin America and Global guide.  Our team includes an experienced group of paralegals, legal assistants and other staff members dedicated to serving our clients.

We foster an integrated, collegial atmosphere, encouraging collaboration to ensure well-rounded and thorough legal advice and representation.

Our client base is extensive and representative of the major economic sectors of the Puerto Rican economy. Among our clients are leading business organizations, including Fortune 500 companies.