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Maria-Isabel Portuondo

Business Attorney at Miami, FL

5.0   1 review

also known as Marisa Portuondo

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About Maria-Isabel

Learn Maria-Isabel’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    o Alternative Dispute Resolution & Litigation o Contracts (negotiating, drafting, reviewing) o Collections o Employee Manuals and Docs, Non-compete and Non-disclosure Agreements o Employment Issues o Business Consulting o Incorporation of Businesses

  2. Construction and development
    o Contracts (negotiating, drafting, reviewing, etc.) o Notices to Owner o Notices of Non-Payment o Foreclosure of Liens o Alternative Dispute Resolution o Litigation

  3. Insurance
    o Property Damage Claims (roof, plumbing, etc.) o Review of Policies for Coverage Gaps/Risk Assessment

  4. Real estate
    o Representation of buyers and sellers in residential and commercial sales/purchases o Landlord-Tenant Issues o Condo Law

Marisa Portuondo was raised in the Key Biscayne community of South Florida. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Portuondo graduated with a Master of Science degree from Florida International University’s College of Business and worked in the pharmaceutical field managing over $60 Million of pharmaceutical raw material in several worldwide locations. While attending the University of Miami School of Law, Ms. Portuondo completed two internships at the Third District Court of Appeal under Chief Judge Juan Ramirez, Jr. (retired) and a third internship in the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Felony Division.

Ms. Portuondo’s work focuses on business/commercial law, real estate matters, construction law, and property damage claims. Throughout her legal career, she has helped clients in various matters of all magnitudes. While she has had large successes including the successful negotiation of a multi-million dollar arbitration and recovering escrow deposits worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, she also enjoys working hand in hand with smaller business owners, guiding them to success through business consulting and contract drafting and negotiations.

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Licensed for 15 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2007
Updated 11/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Maria-Isabel

Marisa Portuondo
7700 N. Kendall Drive
Suite 607
Miami, FL, 33156


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Ray | July 26, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Professional Lawyer
Msmaria Portuondo was very professional, responsive and very detail in her work. Her communication skill were awesome and always got back to you in the same day. I felt she had my back and never had to worry that she was not taking my case seriously! She treated me like family! I give her 5 stars and would recommend her as your lawyer. Thanks
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Response from Maria-Isabel Portuondo July 27, 2017
Thank you Ray, it was such a pleasure working with you.


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Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Portuondo Law Firm, P.A.
  • 2009 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski & Brito, PA
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Facilitator
  • Court Options
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Associate
  • Oramas & Associates, P.A.
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Associate
  • Infante, Zumpano, Hudson & Miloch, LLC
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Buyer/Planner
  • Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 2001 - 2002
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  • St. Thomas University School of Law
  • Human Trafficking Academy Graduate
  • 2012
  • University of Miami School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Florida International University College of Business
  • MA - Masters in Management Information Systems
  • 2001
  • Florida International University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • 2000
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Legal Cases

  • Recovery of Real Estate Deposit Funds in Escrow
  • $220,000 returned to client without litigation
  • Civil Lawsuit - RICO, Fraud, Interference with Business Relationship, Defamation
  • Full dismissal of all causes of action with minimal litigation
  • Condo Association Wrongfully Block Condo Sale
  • Condo dismissed suit against client and client recovered $20,000 in countersuit
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  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Member in good standing
  • 2009 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • The League of Women Voters Miami-Dade County
  • Director
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Town of Cutler Bay's Education Advisory Committee
  • Chairwoman
  • 2015 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese


  • Law Firm of the Week
  • Practice Panther
  • 2018


  • workshop course materials for Court Options, Inc
  • Course Materials: Sealing and Expunging Arrest Records
  • 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • Pretrial Diversion Workshop
  • Sealing and Expunging Arrest Records
  • 2014
  • Pretrial Diversion Workshop
  • Sealing and Expunging Arrest Records
  • 2013
  • Pretrial Diversion Workshop
  • Sealing and Expunging Arrest Records
  • 2012
  • Pretrial Diversion Workshop
  • Sealing and Expunging Arrest Records
  • 2011
  • Pretrial Diversion Workshop
  • Sealing and Expunging Arrest Records
  • 2010
  • Pretrial Diversion Workshop
  • Sealing and Expunging Arrest Records
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (6)
Endorse Maria-Isabel
Business Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Marisa is knowledgeable and responsive, and I trust her completely with my referrals."
Insurance Attorney | May 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I first met Ms. Portuondo sometime last year, and have since had the opportunity to refer a potential client to her. Marisa was diligent with how she followed up with the potential client, and I have no doubts about referring cases to her in the future."
Insurance Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Other
"Maria-Isabel (better known as Marisa) is a fine attorney with an excellent reputation. she is dedicated, knowledgeable and tenacious. She is also detail oriented, but, knows when to see the bigger picture. I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Mar 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I regularly refer clients, including my own friends and family, to Ms. Portuondo for all their small business needs. She is highly knowledgeable, experienced, and truly cares about her clients and their businesses. If you want an attorney who will see you as a person and care about your business as if it were her own, Marisa is the attorney for you!"
Construction and development Attorney | Mar 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the pleasure of working with Marisa on several matters. She is extremely knowledgeable in construction and property damage matters. But she is also kind and gracious, and hard working. As a fellow attorney in the industry, I cannot recommend her enough and I look forward to working with her more in the future!"
Business Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. Excellent smart hard working attorney."
Business Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Marisa is an excellent and thorough attorney who cares deeply about her clients and is well respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Marisa is an excellent attorney who can assist with many litigation related matters."
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Construction and development
Employment and labor
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Estate planning