International Law Is Nothing
Without a Little Culture

We don't just speak the language of Latin America and the
Caribbean. We understand the people, the subtleties, and how
better business is done.

At Home Abroad

Disan is an international law firm with Latin American roots and a Washington D.C. address. Here, our superior client dedication is matched only by our keen cultural awareness of the nations that we serve. The fact of the matter is: things are done differently down there, and we’re more than equipped to do them right.

Practice Areas

We practice comparative and international law with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Our attorneys have extensive expertise in these areas:

Dispute
Resolution

When people have problems, we’re here to solve them. Count on Disan to make resolution a reality via international arbitration or transnational litigation.

International Trade and
Investment Law

Foreign transactions come hand-in-hand with complex foreign policies. We’ll help you master the strategies and treaties involved in international investment.

Global
Anti-Corruption

Trust us to keep you on the up and up with our expertise in multilateral development banks sanctions and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Our Team

CEO, Founder

Margarita Sánchez

Margarita Sanchez has had a passion for Latin America since the day she was born. A native Colombian, Margarita boasts a decade-plus career that has brought her practice of international law to almost every continent on the globe.
International Counsel

Geraldine Fuenmayor

Geraldine Fuenmayor is nothing short of an explorer - both in learning and in life. She holds a number of prestigious degrees from universities all over the globe, including a JD, a master's in laws, an MBA and a PhD.
International Counsel

Sara Marino

Sara Marino's expertise doesn't just go international. It takes to the seas. This Madrid-born legal counsel has a background in maritime/ports law, plus plentiful practice in the worlds of corporate and international dispute resolution.
International Counsel

Margie-Lys Jaime

Meet Margie-Lys Jaime R., a sharp and savvy counsel with 10+ years of experience practicing law. This highly educated legal ace not only embraced her own academic career by earning a number of impressive degrees, but she also taught at the University of Panama at both graduate and undergraduate levels.
International Counsel

Marcela Duque

Marcela puts the humanity in human rights law and will stop at nothing to bring justice to those in need.
Counsel

David A. Wilhite

Clean energy and climate change expertise. International arbitration and creative problem solving. American and Colombian (dual native). Look up “multidisciplinary” in the dictionary and you may just find a photo of David A. Wilhite Ramírez.

We Fix Things

At Disan,  we problem-solve like nobody’s business. Whether we’re helping investors navigate foreign treaties, designing
programs to prevent fraudulent conduct, or resolving international disputes, we’re at the ready 24/7 to ensure our clients can
achieve their goals and enjoy doing business in the region.

What Drives Us

We see value in transparency, and make sure to always put our money where our mouth is. Every dollar or our revenues
supports the following firm pillars:

Do

We believe in working hard, constantly improving and trusting our instincts to help our clients succeed.

 

Evolve

We believe that knowledge is power, so we stay on the leading edge of the law through ongoing education and high-efficiency technology.

Give

We believe in equal access to justice for all, so we proudly fund pro-bono causes that we’re care about.

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