Héctor MárquezHe worked as Legal Counsel for the City of San Juan until 2000. He oversaw litigation involving outside counsel and represented the City before State Courts on matters involving procurements, bids, contracts, torts, among others. He also represented the City before the Personnel Administration System Appeals Board. From 2001 until 2004 he became the Legal Advisor of Senator Roberto L. Prats where he drafted bills, conducted constitutional analysis and drafted Committee Reports, among many other duties. In 2005 he founded Márquez Somoza Law Office, and works in partnership and with offices in RPP Law. His areas of practice involve Torts and Damages Actions in federal and states courts and Legislative Affairs. He also does Notarial Work and Estate and Tax Law.

Márquez Somoza obtained his Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University in 1995. He conducted studies involving international taxation, international law, comparative criminal law and European Community Law at The St. Petersburg Summer Law Institute in Russia and the London Summer Program in England. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999 from the Inter-American University School of Law.

He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, US Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and the Courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. He is also a Notary Public.