The prominent lawyer, Luis Rafael Pellerano announced that he will open a new legal services firm among others, thus, beginning a new stage in his extensive and successful professional career. After almost four decades in Pellerano & Herrera, Mr. Pellerano part ways with his company, founded by his father in 1952.
Luis Rafael Pellerano, who since 1986 has served as a partner of the firm, will be embarking on a new path under a more efficient and specialized format with the aim of continuing to provide all his experience and knowledge, raising the level of Dominican law practice for the benefit of his national and international clients.
After the separation of the partners from his former firm, the renowned lawyer guarantees that his new project will maintain the same successful record, quality of service and advice of the highest level that he has been offering to his clients since 1979, in continuity of his father’s legacy.
Profile of Luis Rafael Pellerano
The lawyer Luis Rafael Pellerano in his more than 35 years of professional work has developed a vast experience advising foreign and multinational companies that enter the Dominican market and companies in specialized industries such as energy, tourism, emerging technologies, mining and financial services providers, among other.
Luis Rafael Pellerano concentrates his practice in project financing, capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructurings and other complex corporate issues. Throughout his career he has led his legal team in emblematic transactions in the Dominican Republic as the only registered Dominican public company on the New York Stock Exchange, the largest acquisition in the history of the country for more than US $ 2.0 billion, the largest foreign investment in the history of the country for more than US $ 6 billion, the first international issuance of sovereign bonds, among others.
Luis Rafael Pellerano is one of only nine lawyers in the Dominican Republic that has been classified in the highest category in commercial and corporate law by international associations such as Chambers and Partners, the most recognized legal directory in the world. He has also been recognized as a leading lawyer in the market by international legal publications such as International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal. Additionally, he was awarded the Star Partner Award for Supportive Partner of the Commercial Services Office by the Embassy of the United States of America. He has also led the legal team in private equity, financing and debt restructuring transactions that have been recognized by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Latin Lawyer and Latin Finance.