Laura Piantini > OMG > Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic > Lawyer Profile

OMG
RAFAEL AUGUSTO SANCHEZ 86
ROBLE CORPORATE CENTER, PISO 9, PLANTINI
SANTO DOMINGO, 10148
Dominican Republic

Work Department

Corporate and Finance/ Commercial

Position

Director

Career

She specializes in commercial and corporate practice, with experience in issues related to mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, contract engineering, corporate governance, international trade, commercial promotion, distribution, concessions and commercial representations, franchises and foreign investment; also in the area of estate planning.

Languages

She is fluent in spanish and english and has extensive knowledge of french and portuguese.

Education

Graduated magna cum laude from Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), Santo Domingo (2005). She obtained an LL.M. in American Law, Concentration in International Business, from Boston University, USA (2007) and has a Master’s Degree in Legal Strategy from Instituto OMG (2019).

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Corporate and M&A

OMG advises a wide range of domestic and international clients on M&A, the structuring of foreign direct investments and the establishment of free trade zones, as well as commercial and regulatory matters including distribution and sales agreements and import and export issues. The firm also draws on a number of international affiliations, as part of the Legus network and the Eversheds Sutherland Latin America Alliance, to provide multi-jurisdictional services. The practice is led by firm president Leonel Melo, legal strategy co-ordinator Esperanza Cabral, who stands out for her expertise in M&A and restructurings, Johanna Soto, who advises on M&A, restructurings, foreign investments and estate planning, commercial department head Laura Piantini and senior director Gloria Gassó, who focuses on cross-border corporate transactions, including M&A and joint ventures. The practice was bolstered in August 2021 with the addition of senior consultant Melissa Valdez from Squire Patton Boggs.