Laneyscha Echevarría Méndez
Laneyscha Echevarría Méndez is a bilingual Attorney Of Counsel with Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. Her primary focus centers on federal tax matters including representing clients before The United States Tax Court and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to resolve tax matters and obtain 501 C (3) tax exemptions for non-profit organizations. Ms. Echevarría Mendez also clerks with our Delaware attorneys in Real Estate, Business and Commercial Law matters.
Ms. Echevarría Méndez is a proud Hispanic, born and raised in Puerto Rico. Her first language is Spanish, and she works to build a bridge among the Hispanic community and their access to justice.
While in law school, she served as Associate Director Law Review Journal of the School of Law of the University of Puerto Rico. She also served as a research assistant to professors Michel Godreau Robles, professor of Contracts & Real Estate and Carlos E. Diaz Olivo, professor of Corporate and Tax Law, including assisting in the editing and publication of their treatises in condominiums and corporate matters, respectively. Most of her law school experience was focused on business and commercial law; including corporate governance, merger and acquisitions, business organization, non-profit, and antitrust. In addition, she was a 1L and 2L representative of her school's chapter of the National Women's Law Students' Organization (NWLSO) and 1L basketball coach of her class.
Before joining the firm, she served as a Law Clerk in major law firms in San Juan Puerto Rico and clerked for Judge Figueroa Cabán from the Court of Appeals in Puerto Rico.
Ms. Echevarría Méndez has worked as a law clerk with Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. since November 2017. She was admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, New York and the United States Tax Court. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the League of Women Voters, and serves as Field Organizer for Votamos WE VOTE.
In 2019, she was awarded the Alford Excellence Award from the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section (“MJL Section”) of the Delaware State Bar Association.
Areas Of Practice
- Federal Tax Law
- Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 2018
- U.S. Tax Court, 2019
- New York, 2020
- University of Puerto Rico Law School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
- J.D. - 2017
- Honors: magna cum laude
- University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras PR
- B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2014
- Honors: magna cum laude
- Major: Political Science
- Minor: Government and Public Policy & Gender and Political Power
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association, Member
- Votamos WE VOTE, Field Organizer
- League of Women Voters, Member