Two experienced international counsels join the team to bring unique perspectives and strategic growth to D.C.-based law firm focused on Latin America and the Caribbean
WASHINGTON, DC – May 30, 2015 – International law firm Disan is pleased to announce that Geraldine Fuenmayor and Sara Marino have joined the firm as international counsels. They will be tasked with supporting the firm’s growing international law practice, and ensuring that Disan upholds its commitment to provide culturally relevant and regionally focused legal services related to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Geraldine is well versed in international legal proceedings and has particularly extensive experience in financial transactions, courtesy of a 9-year tenure at Venezuelan Central Bank (equivalent to the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank), where she left as the Legal Advisor for International Affairs, and her work as Foreign Attorney at Washington D.C.’s Arnold & Porter LLP. Geraldine holds a JD (Juris Doctor), a master of laws degree, an MBA, and a PhD from prestigious universities around the world.. Geraldine is fully bilingual in English, Spanish, and has working knowledge of Portuguese. Geraldine is licensed in Venezuela.
Sara joins Disan after leaving her post in the industrial and refining division of REPSOL, one of the world’s largest global energy companies. She is skilled in corporate, maritime, and international dispute resolution, and throughout her career, she has advised on investments and international projects, led teams in complex contract negotiations, and acted as primary liaison between Spanish authorities and regulators. Sara attended universities in both the UK and Spain from which she holds a postgraduate diploma in maritime law, a master of laws degree, and a JD (Juris Doctor). Sara speaks in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. Sara is licensed in Madrid.
Magarita Sanchez, CEO of Disan LLP commented: “I am thrilled to welcome Geraldine and Sara aboard. I have no doubt that their diverse and valuable backgrounds will benefit our practice extensively as they bring new depth and versatility to our key service areas. Great talent is what our clients expect, and with Geraldine and Sara, I am confident we can continue to deliver a superior level of performance. I look forward to our firm’s future as they officially join the Disan team.”
Please click here for more information about Sara’s and Geraldine’s experience and background.
About Disan LLP
Disan LLP is an international law firm based in Washington D.C. with a keen focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded in 2014 by award-winning attorney Margarita Sanchez, the firm is dedicated to helping companies, sovereign governments, and multilateral development banks, resolve their problems and achieve their goals throughout these regions. Disan focuses on providing a rich understanding of Latin American culture and round-the-clock dedication to its clients through the field of international law. Learn more about Disan at www.disanlegal.com.