Name: Paola Molina
Firm Name: Guzman & Molina, Abogados
Jurisdiction: Dominican Republic
Practice Area: Commercial Arbitration Law

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Professional Biography:

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Experienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry. Skilled in Legal Writing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Compliance, Legal Project Management, and International Law. Strong professional with two Master of Laws (LLM) degrees; International Legal Practice from IE Business School and Tax Law/Taxation from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra.

Firm Description:

GUZMÁN & MOLINA, Abogados (“GMA”) is a young and energetic law firm founded in March 2018 by Lucas A. GUZMÁN LÓPEZ and Paola M. MOLINA ESTÉVEZ, and placed in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. GMA concentrates two main areas of services: litigation and business, both from an entity and a personal perspective.

As part of litigation services, GMA covers all areas related to conflicts-management and dispute resolution in private and public law, both from the approach of the victim and from the defense, from the traditional civil and commercial (with emphasis on contractual and corporate conflicts, civil liability, tort claims, foreclosures, and bankruptcy) to tax, administrative, criminal, labor, and real estate matters, as well as local and international arbitration and other alternative methods to settle disputes.

Its litigation practice is the perfect blend of a big-size law firm mentality with a sole practitioner’s perspective. It has the vision, organization, and availability to cover all areas of the law of a big firm as well as the personalized, detail-oriented, and hands-on approach of a small and more controllable structure, such as a sole practitioner.

GMA has a solid grasp in various industries, such as real estate and tourism, energy, banking, insurance, health, sports, and marketing. Has a complex, general, and high-leverage litigation practice, entering in areas of recent growth in the country such as arbitration, white-collar crimes, municipality law, bankruptcy, and private international law.

As for the business practice, GMA is strong in mergers and acquisitions, contracts, legal audit, economic regulation, corporate, environment, international trade, tax advice, labour consultations, intellectual property, and business reorganization.

GMA also provides ancillary services such as Public Notary, annulment of canonical marriages and legal translations. In addition to the National District, GMA is present, through correspondence, in the most important cities of the Dominican Republic, like Santiago, Punta Cana, Las Terrenas, province of Santo Domingo, La Vega, Peravia and San Pedro de Macorís.

Key clients are Empresa Generadora de Electricidad HAINA, S.A. (EGE HAINA), AM Frutas y Vegetales, Cap Cana, S.A., Major League Baseball (MLB), Latin Equipment Norte, S.A., Centro de Otorrinolaringología y Especialidades, S.R.L., Capital DBG, S.R.L., and Diesco Industries, Ltd. GMA puts a lot of emphasis on client satisfaction and thrives to achieve optimal results, as such, the firm chooses not to bill based on traditional hourly methods and instead seek a value-billing approach.