Mrs Lucy Objío > Pellerano & Herrera > Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic > Lawyer Profile

Pellerano & Herrera
Av. Abraham Lincoln 1019
Edificio Federico Pages More
5to piso
Dominican Republic

Work Department

Litigation department


Partner of litigation department leading the Sports practice area and concentrating her practice in civil litigation, commercial, labor, constitutional law, intellectual property, copyright, consumer law, insurance litigation, real estate, aviation and maritime law, as well as commercial arbitration.


Lucy Objío joined the firm in 2009 and became a partner in 2012. She regularly advises companies and local and international financial institutions in the areas of complex contracts, dispute resolution, real estate disputes, intellectual property litigation, shareholder agreements, telecommunications, and compensations resulting from lawsuits. Lucy has participated in many cases in the maritime industry, such as maritime embargo claims, naval mortgage executions, freight disputes, maritime insurance claims, cargo claims and other related matters. She has also participated in most labor disputes of the firm, with a record of over 90% of judgments won. In addition, she regularly represents baseball clubs in the defense against claims for damages filed by prospective players.
Lucy has been recognized by Chambers & Partners Latin America, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal in dispute resolution. She was recognized among TOP25 LatAm Women in Litigation in 2018, 2019 and 2020;  and was selected as Litigation Star in 2019 and 2020 by Benchmark Litigation.


• Spanish • English • French


• Member of the Dominican Bar Association


• LL.B. from Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (2002). • LL.M. in Business Law from the University of Alcalá, Spain (2007). • Master in Civil Liability Law from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra and Université de Savoie (2013).By 2020, she completed the Executive MBA Gadex master program, taught by the Escuela de Negocios Formato Educativo with the University of Cádiz. She has attended courses and seminars on issues related to jurisdiction and the international criminal courts, international commercial arbitration and social security. Lucy has graduated from the Lex Mundi Institute Cross-Border Dispute Resolution Program.

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

Lucy Objío – Pellerano & Herrera

Pellerano & Herrera is experienced in both labour disputes and advisory work for an impressive roster of multinational clients. Litigator Lucy Objío heads the contentious side of the practice, which focuses on representing major employers in claims brought by employees, while special counsel Isabel Andrickson leads the consultancy practice, advising on the labour aspects of M&A and reorganisations, the recruitment and dismissal of employees, and the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. Corporate partner Carolina Leon assists with the employment aspects of transactions, and senior associates Sheila Oviedo and Laura Patiño handle labour disputes and consultancy matters, respectively.

Dominican Republic > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Lucy ObjíoPellerano & Herrera

Praised for its ‘excellent technical knowledge‘, Pellerano & Herrera‘s wide-ranging dispute resolution practice spans high-profile criminal litigation, shareholder disputes, distributor protection, product liability and consumer rights cases, and real estate and sport-related litigation. In particular, the team stands out for its niche expertise in cybercrime litigation, acting for a number of major international clients. Vitelio Mejía Ortiz, who has longstanding experience in tax disputes and sports litigation and arbitration, co-heads the department with the ‘proactive and diligentLucy Objío, an expert in commercial, criminal, maritime insurance and labour disputes. Senior associates Yolemny Cruz and Sheila Oviedo provide key support. Since publication, Oviedo has been promoted to the partnership – effective as of April 2023.