WDA legal, S.C.
WDA legal, S.C. is a member of the Squire Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide Network. Leveraging Squire Sanders’ expansive global position – one of the broadest integrated global platforms in the legal industry – Squire Sanders established the Squire Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide Network to provide broader and deeper capabilities to serve client needs in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. Complementing Squire Sanders’ office in Santo Domingo, the network brings together a select group of highly respected firms with deep local knowledge in their respective countries to provide expanded capabilities for our clients with interests in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. To support our client’s diverse needs for Latin America practice or industry specific capabilities and general information, the Firm has teamed up Network members with an experienced Squire Sanders partner from our Latin America Practice Group. These partners shall serve as ‘Client Liaisons’ with each Network member.
Fluent in English, Spanish and other languages, WDA legal’s lawyers provide integrated services in the civil system, as well as the Anglo-Saxon common law system. Areas of focus include antitrust/competition, general corporate, project finance, government and regulatory, arbitration, and tax law. The firm’s services include the creation of distribution channels, acquisition of local companies, and debt or credit restructuring. WDA legal represents both private and state-owned companies in their business transactions, especially in the formation of mixed companies and in the financing of projects with international banking institutions, credit multilateral agencies, and local and international securities markets. The team also counsels local companies on outsourcing processes and on the implementation and development of infrastructure projects using various financing options such as “Build, Operate and Own” and “Build, Operate and Transfer.”
The capabilities of WDA legal’s lawyers are evident in recent distinctions in the 2010 edition of LatinLawyer 250, Chambers Latin America 2011 and Chambers Global 2011, which recognize them in competition/antitrust, corporate/M&A and dispute resolution. They are also recognized in IFLR1000 2010 for M&A and project finance work. The Best Lawyers in Venezuela 2010 recognizes members of the WDA legal team in corporate, M&A and international arbitration.