Mrs. Garrigó practices in the corporate area focusing on Banking Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Real Estate transactions, Telecommunications, Tourism.
She is currently among the highest ranked attorneys in the Dominican Republic by Cambers and Partners in the Corporate and M&A Practice. Cambers and Partners is regarded as a leading publication amongst lawyers (http://www.chambersandpartners.com). She has been listed in the Legal 500 Corporate Counsel and frequently contributed to publications such as Latin Lawyer, Latin Counsel and Getting the Deal Through.
Ms. Garrigó acted as legal counsel to the purchaser in the first LBO in the DR for the acquisition by a mixed capital investment fund of the concession for the administration of 5 international airports. The transaction was featured in the IFLR as Deal of the Year in the DR. Likewise, she acted as local counsel to Barrick Gold in the US$1,2 billon financing, and most recently as legal counsel to Companhia de Bebidas Das Americas in the indirect acquisition of a majority interest in Cerveceria Nacional Domincana, the largest brewery in the country.
Specialties: During her years of practice, Ms. Garrigo has participated in a wide array of high profile mergers, acquisitions and project finance transactions; some of which are still considered among the most complex and challenging in the local market, involving multidisciplinary teams from several jurisdictions.
August 2014 – Present
Pellerano & Herrera
November 2004 – August 2014 (9 years 10 months)
(Open)2 honors and awards
Band 1 Attorney Corporate and Commercial
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Pellerano & Herrera
December 1995 – December 2005 (10 years 1 month)
(Open)1 honor or award
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American University, Washington College of Law
LLM, International Law and Business
2000 – 2001
Activities and Societies: WCL Alumni Association
Tulane University Law School
Introduction to American Legal Studies
1999 – 2000
Activities and Societies: Fulbright Alumni Association - Latin America Chapter
Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
LLB, Magna Cum Laude, Law
1991 – 1995
Activities and Societies: Lex Mundi Institute, Foundations of Management for Law Firms, 2005, American University, LLM in International Law and Business, 2001, member of thw WCL Alumni Association Tulane University, Introduction to American Legal Studies, 2001, Northwestern University, International Program on Law and Business, 2000, Member Fulbright Alumni Association, 2001 Member Board of Advisors of the BVRD, Adjunt Professor of Introduction to Business Law, UQAM
Harvard Law School
Program of Instruction for Lawyers
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Executive Program on Law and Business