EDGARDO MUÑOZ:

Edgardo Muñoz, PSC
PO BOX 360971
San Juan PR 00936-0971

Tel. (787) 753-3888
Fax (787) 524-3888
e-mail:
emunoz@emunoz.net
http://www.emunoz.net

EDGARDO MUÑOZ concentrates his practice in bankruptcy cases, representing creditors,
trustees, and business debtors. Mr. Muñoz served as law clerk in the Bankruptcy Court for the
District of P.R. until 1986. Since 1989, he has been teaching bankruptcy law at the Inter
American University School of Law and has lectured on courses and seminars sponsored by IAU,
the Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Bar Association, the Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bar and
the National Business Institute.

Mr. Muñoz is admitted to practice before the courts of first instance, and the Supreme Court of
Puerto Rico (1978), the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico (1979), and the Court
of Appeals for the First Circuit (1984). He was Board Certified (Business Bankruptcy Law) by
the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification in 1994.

He has also practiced (pro hac vice) before the US Bankruptcy Court and US District Court for
the Middle District of Florida,and, before US Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern
District NY, the District of New Jersey - Newark Division, and the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Muñoz received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Puerto
Rico (1975) and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law
(1978). Upon graduating from law school, he worked as staff attorney with the Migrant Division
of PR Legal Services, Inc. (1978-1984); served as law clerk for US Bankruptcy Judge WH
Beckerleg (1984-85), and US Bankruptcy Judge AH Hernández (1985-86). Mr. Muñoz then
joined the firm of García & Fernández as associate (1986-1991) and counsel (1991-2009). Mr.
Muñoz has been employed as adjunct professor by the Inter American University School of
Law (1989-present) teaching the bankruptcy law course.

Mr. Muñoz has served as Vice-President of the P.R.Bankruptcy Bar Association (1991-92) , as a
member of the Bar Admission Examination Committee designated by the Puerto Rico Supreme
Court in charge of drafting Civil Law questions for the bar exam (1989), and was appointed in
1991 to the Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee by the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of
P.R. He was also appointed to the 2010 Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee by the Hon. Brian K.
Tester.  Mr. Muñoz also served in 2010-2011 as a member of the Bankruptcy Merit Selection Panel
for the Bankruptcy Judge vacancy in Puerto Rico, chaired by Circuit Judge Juan R. Torruella
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http://www.ca1.uscourts.gov/files/press/godoypressrelease.pdf)


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TRIBUNAL SUPREMO DE PUERTO RICO
Admitido en Año 1978
Colegiado Núm. 7321
Núm. de Notario y de RUA 6057
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EDGARDO MUÑOZ, ESQ.




US DISTRICT COURT -- PR
US BANKRUPTCY COURT - PR
Admitted to Practice - 1979
USDC-PR No. 125713





US COURT OF APPEALS
First Circuit
Admitted to Practice - 1985
USDC-PR No. 125713