Romero Pineda & Asociados (“Romero Pineda”) is a full-service law firm in El Salvador. Its practice areas include: anti-counterfeiting; banking and finance; mergers and acquisitions; corporate law; aviation; e-commerce; environmental law; food and drug; franchising; immigration law; customs; insurance; labor law; intellectual property (trademark, copyright, patent, domain names); tax; telecommunications; trade and foreign investment, among others. In addition to offering transactional services, the firm’s lawyers are experienced in administrative law, litigation, mediation and arbitration, and administrative practice.
Romero Pineda’s professionals are proficient in English, French, Italian and Portuguese. Several hold degrees from American and European universities. Some have served as diplomats, in high posts in governmental positions and as in-house counsel to multinational corporations, providing valuable insight to get business done. Since its founding in 1978, Romero Pineda has emphasized personalized, efficient and cost-effective service. Chambers and Partners has classified the firm as “Top Ranked/ Leading Firm” for four consecutive years. IFLR 1000 has also recognized one of the firm’s partners as “Leading Lawyers.” The firm is one of the “Recommended Firms” in El Salvador according to Latin Lawyer.
Through prestigious international affiliations, Romero Pineda has access to more than 160 leading law firms around the world and is guided by quality and peer review procedures that ensure service at international standards.
The experience of the firm extends to serving the following industries: advertising; apparel; aviation; beverage packing; banking and financial institutions; beauty products; call centers; consumer and retail; cosmetics; crisis management; energy; entertainment; fast food; financial services; free zones; insurance; manufacturing; mining; pharmaceutical; shoes; software; sportswear; and telecommunications.
A representative client list includes: Abbott; Avon Products; Burberry; Chanel; Cisco Systems; The Coca-Cola Company; Equifax; General Electric; JPMorgan; Kerns; Louis Vuitton; McDonald’s Corporation; Microsoft; NBA Properties Inc.; Novartis; Pfizer; Procter and Gamble; Sanrio Company Ltd.; Scotiabank; Teleperformance; Transactel; Viacom International, Inc.; Walt Disney; Warner Bros Entertainment, Inc.– Los Angeles.
As a good corporate citizen, the firm engages in programs fostering social responsibility and provides pro bono legal services to local non-governmental organizations.