Jorge Alers
Name: Jorge Alers
Firm Name: Dentons Muñoz
Jurisdiction: Costa Rica
Practice Area: Investment Law

Telephone: +506 2503 9800
Fax: +506 2204 7580

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Professional Biography:

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Jorge is Dentons’ Chief Executive Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean, helping to position Dentons for presence, client service and growth in the region.

Jorge previously served as the general counsel and general manager of the Legal Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and, on a separate occasion, as general counsel of the Inter-American Investment Corporation, the IDB Group’s private sector financing agency.

Jorge also was a partner and head of the Latin America Practice Group at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, as well as a partner and head of the Latin American Practice Group for Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, DC. In these roles, he focused on providing legal support to international clients making investments in emerging markets, with a particular focus on the Latin American region.

A dual citizen of Costa Rica and the United States, Jorge has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Law School, Wharton and American University, and at numerous conferences on private equity and project finance, among other areas of international finance. He earned his JD from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from Colorado State University.

Firm Description:

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