Senior Counsel Rodolfo “Rudy” Pittaluga, Jr.

Rudy has practiced law in South Florida for more than 20 years, advising financial and other lending institutions before state and federal regulators, and representing same in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts (including bankruptcy courts) throughout the U.S. and in other countries.

Prior to joining Alvarez, Arrieta & Diaz-Silveira LLP, Rudy served as the leader of the Financial Advisory Services practice (“FAS”) of a Big 4 Firm in Florida/Puerto Rico for the past 10 years. He was responsible for various areas of that Firm’s FAS practice, including the Forensic & Dispute Services (which included E-Discovery, Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, and other areas concerning Regulatory and Compliance for several industries, including the Financial Services industry), Corporate Restructuring, Valuation, and the Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions practices.

While at that Big 4 Firm, Rudy held several leadership roles, including serving on the FAS Executive Committee, as the FAS National Diversity & Inclusion Leader, the National Managing Principal for the Firm’s Business Resource Groups, and the Florida Partner / Principal Champion for the Financial Services Industry. He also worked with the Latin American/Caribbean member firms of said Big 4 Firm on their cross-border financial advisory engagements in and throughout that region.

Rudy has maintained an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell since 2000. He has been named as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” by the publication of the same name (2004, 2005 and 2006); and has been recognized as one of Florida Monthly’s “Florida’s Top Lawyers,” Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite,” and a “Florida SuperLawyer.” He is fluent in Spanish.

Memberships/ Associations

American Bar Association
Dade County Bar Association
Cuban American Bar Association
Bankruptcy Bar for the Southern District of Florida
Miami International Arbitration Society
International In-House Counsel Group
Association of Latino Professionals for America

Admitted to Practice Law in:

Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Middle District of Florida