Pellerano & Herrera, the leading law firm in the Dominican Republic for over 20 years, boasts a multidisciplinary team of professionals that is the most comprehensive in the country, providing personalized legal advice with the highest standards of quality to its clients.
The firm is typically involved in all major mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project financing and foreign investments in the country. Pellerano & Herrera’s lawyers also mediate the entry process for important multinational and Fortune 500 corporations to the Dominican market as well as in the international financing of high-profile operations, such as the issuance of commercial papers and bonds in both the American and European markets.
Pellerano & Herrera has a very strong and successful litigation practice with ample experience in alternative dispute resolution, business, civil and commercial lawsuits, civil rights actions, insurance, intellectual property litigation and issues of constitutional law. The firm offers a wide range of legal services to its clients in different practice areas and industries that include: antitrust and unfair competition; banking and financing; construction; copyrights; corporate; dealership and distributorship; franchising; energy and bioenergy; environmental law; government relations; immigration; insurance; intellectual property; international trade; international agreements; labor and social security; litigation; maritime; mergers and acquisitions; mining; project and structured finance; real estate; securities; sports law; taxation; telecommunications; and tourism. Its lawyers also counsel clients in estate planning, family law, retirement benefits, trust and guardianship, and wealth administration.
The firm has embraced a green office policy and maintains a strong commitment to pro bono legal work and different services to the community. Pellerano & Herrera received the award for “Law Firm of the Year in the Dominican Republic” three consecutive years from Chambers Latin America in 2009, 2010 and 2011. It also received Latin Lawyer’s ”Project Finance Deal of the Year” in 2010 for its work with the Pueblo Viejo Mine Financing and the “Private Equity Deal of the Year Award” from the International Financial Law Review in 2009.
The firm and several of its lawyers are top-ranked in Chambers Latin America 2011. The following are quotes from their editors:
• “This powerhouse attracts the client loyalty and market devotion normally only seen in the upper echelons of the legal markets in London or New York.”
• “Pellerano & Herrera is the best firm in the country. It has years of experience; the attorneys are open-minded and creative, provide an excellent service and can handle the most specialized transactions.”
• "The quality of its services makes it an important firm with a large volume of work and top-end clients."
• "The firm provides a personalized service and has organized and well-prepared lawyers whose dedication and effort are always outstanding."