Raquel (Rocky) Rodriguez, shareholder in the firm's Litigation section, is quoted in the Daily Business Review article, "High-Stakes Florida Cases to Watch in 2021."
Lastly, Raquel A. Rodriguez, a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in Miami, said in November that President-elect Joe Biden had made no secret about wanting to completely reverse his predecessor’s policies toward Cuba.
Rodriguez said the litigation with the most immediate implications involves claims made under the 1996 Helms-Burton Act, which enshrined an embargo on Cuba into statute primarily due to its human rights violations.
“When President Trump removed the suspension of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, a lot of people filed lawsuits on their certified claims against companies they alleged were trafficking on expropriated Cuban-owned properties,” Rodriguez said. “Even if President-elect Biden were to suspend [Trump’s action], he could not change the existing claims filed under Helms-Burton.”