Partner of Carey and co-head of the Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Insurance / Government Contracts Groups. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, government procurement, corporate compliance, insurance, real estate, and gaming law matters.
Co-author, International Joint Ventures: A Guide for U.S. Lawyers, American Bar Association (2013).
Co-author, Chilean chapter, Getting the Deal Through – Anti-Corruption Regulation (2011, 2012, 2013).
Author, Doing Business in South America, International Practitioner’s Deskbook Series, ABA Section of International Law (2011).
Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Joint Ventures in the International Arena, Second Edition, International Practitioner’s Deskbook Series, ABA Section of International Law, among other (2010).
Author and editor of several articles published in the book The International Lawyer, published by the ABA Section of International Law, including papers on corporate issues, energy, natural resources, gaming law, labor law and other regulatory matters (since 2005).
Co-author, International Arbitration: Practical Considerations with a Latin American Focus, The Journal of Structured and Project Finance (2003).
Frequent speaker in international seminars on legal matters relevant to his practice, including corporate compliance, anti-corruption, etc.
Activities and Memberships
Member of the District of Columbia Bar.
Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Member of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law: Membership Officer, Executive Committee, Administration Committee and Council member (2015-2016); Division Chair at Finance Division, Council Member (2012-2015); Senior Advisor, Chair, Vice-Chair, Latin American & Caribbean Committee (2004-2014).
Training to Latin American subsidiaries of U.S. companies on FCPA and other compliance matters.
Former professor of U.S. Business Law at Universidad de Chile and American University’s joint LL.M. Program.
Active participant in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Competition, as final-round judge in charge of selecting the Chilean Team (2007-present).
Senior associate, Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells), (Washington D.C., 2001-2004).
International associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (New York, 1999-2000).
In-house counsel, Western Mining Corporation (Havana, Cuba, 1995-1996).