Areas of Practice
  • Spanish
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 2005
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., Whitney North Seymour Medal, 1996
  • Amherst College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1993
Judicial Clerkships
  • Hon. Baltasar Corrada del Río, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, 1996-1997
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Puerto Rico

José Ramón González-Magaz

1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 8110
FAX: +1 202 261 0598

José Ramón González-Magaz is a partner in Steptoe's Washington office.  His practice includes representing clients in complex commercial, toxic tort, product liability, and antitrust litigation.  He has represented clients in commercial and investor-state international arbitrations, especially involving energy projects.  He has extensive corporate compliance experience in the US and abroad, responding to government regulators, defending clients against enforcement actions, and conducting internal investigations. 

Recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global, Mr. González-Magaz frequently is a featured writer and speaker on these matters, including at:


  • Listed, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2013-14), Dispute Resolution: Experts Based Abroad (Puerto Rico)

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