In the fight for justice,

there are no points for second place.

BOUTIQUE LITIGATION LAW FIRM specializing in products liability defense, surety and insurance law, and complex civil litigation in Commonwealth and Federal administrative, trial and appellate venues.




Products liability

More than 20 years of experience as lead local counsel defending stateside manufacturers in catastrophic cases involving motor vehicle (airbags, transmissions, spontaneous combustion), asbestos, tobacco, and pharmaceuticals litigation.

Surety law

Over 10 years of experience representing the top stateside and local surety companies in Miller Act and non-Miller Act cases.

Complex Civil Litigation

Successfully defended clients in asbestos cases with over 800 plaintiffs, part of the team that prevented class certification of a case against a manufacturer of cholesterol medication, lead local counsel for the largest stateside tobacco manufacturer in the attorney general/Big Tobacco litigation, obtained very favorable settlements representing local pesticide companies during the EPA’s investigation into the illegal use of Methyl Bromide pesticides in Puerto Rico.



Carlos A. Steffens'  foray into the law began as a client when he was involved in a catastrophic accident while still in high school. Now the principal at SGL, he understands that litigation can be a very expensive and confusing endeavor for most clients. As a result, SGL clients always know what it takes to win and when it is in their best interest to settle their claims early. They have direct access to our attorneys 24/7 through their personal cellular telephones because we know most questions and doubts do not arise during regular business hours. At SGL, we do not shy away from the most complex and difficult cases.




105 Avenida Ortegón, Suite 502

Guaynabo, PR 00966 



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