Coral M. Odiot-Rivera


Coral Odiot-Rivera is a Partner in the firm’s Environmental Litigation Department, working out of the Puerto Rico office.


Law School
Inter American University, School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Undergraduate Degree
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, B.A. in Social Science/Major: Political Science, magna cum laude

London School of Economics and Political Science
Visiting Student taking the course: “Conflict, the State and the Global Community: An Introduction to Political Thought”

Communications University of China (Beijing)
International Law School Program

Bar Admissions

Puerto Rico State Bar
Puerto Rico Federal Bar
Puerto Rico Notary Bar Approved
Bar of District of Columbia


Ms. Odiot’s practice focuses on environmental class actions and mass tort litigations. She has played an integral role in several environmental litigations representing individuals and municipalities affected as a result of Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in New York, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and New Hampshire. Ms. Odiot also represents communities injured by lead exposure in Florida and Indiana.

Coral graduated cum laude from the Interamerican University School of Law where she also was Editor in Chief of the school’s Law Review. She began her career clerking for the Hon. Anabelle Rodríguez Rodríguez, Associate Justice for the Puerto Rico Supreme Court (2012). After clerking for the Supreme Court, she worked as a legal advisor for the Civil Rights, Democratic Participation and Social Economy Committee of the Senate of Puerto Rico.

Thereafter, Coral became legal advisor for the Independent Consumer Protection Office (“ICPO”) representing the Puerto Rico energy consumer in matters before the Puerto Rico Energy Commission and Puerto Rico courts. As a legal advisor for the ICPO, Coral became knowledgeable in matters of Energy and Environmental Law and was given a scholarship by the National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys for a Georgetown Law Course about Regulating Public Utility Performance.


Other Experience

Assistant Professor for María Dolores Fernós, Esq. at Inter American University, School of Law



Puerto Rico Supreme Court Justice Anabelle Rodríguez Rodríguez

Awards & Honors

  • Scholarship granted by the National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys Semester Course: “Regulating Public Utility Performance: Bringing Competition to Historically Monopolistic Industries.
  • The course is given by: Attorney Scott Hempling (Georgetown University Law School).
  • Scholarship granted by the University of Pennsylvania. Robert J. Thompson Leadership Academy Council of State Governments
  • The University of Pennsylvania, Fels Institute of Government
  • Class of 2013, Editor in Chief of the Inter-American University Law Review, Vol. XLVI
  • Scholarship granted by the Puerto Rico Legislature. Córdova and Fernós Legislative Internship
  • Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Intern
  • Pro Bono

    Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico


    Medical Monitoring as an Independent Cause of Action or as a Remedy for PFAS Exposure, Medium (January 3, 2023)
    “Maternindad Asistida: Análisis y Propuesta de Legislación”, Publication: Inter American University Law Review, Vol. XLV

    Professional Affiliations

    Trial Lawyers of Puerto Rico