Managing Partner: Matías Mori
Senior Partner: Ramiro A. Mendoza
Number of partners: 5 Number of other lawyers: 7
Areas of Practice:
Administrative Law: 40%
Urban Planning & Real Estate: 30%
Mendoza, Oddo, Mori, Aguerrea & Gillmore, MOMAG, is a law firm that brings together the diverse professional experience and backgrounds of its partners in different areas of public law and regulated industries. The firm provides a unique professional service that takes into consideration the added complexity of legal transactions involving state decisions.
The firm's partners have both professional experience in private / public sectors and government mainly in administrative and regulated industries, and other areas of law such as: energy, urban planning, public works, concession contracts, foreign investment, consumer's law, administrative proceedings, telecommunications, natural resources, public procurement, and corporate government.
One of its founding partners, Ramiro Mendoza Zúñiga, is the former Contralor General de la República (General Comptroller of the Republic). Mr. Mendoza is considered both locally and internationally one of the most distinguished practitioners in public law and regulated industries. His advice is constantly being sought in most complex legal cases in the country.
Main areas of Practice:
General administrative legal advice oriented to the preparation of legal opinions, expert witness testimonies, including the representation, negotiation and /or litigation in matters involving State counterparties and State-Owned Entities (“SOE”). The firm advises public sector actors, namely, the Office of the President, Ministries, State agencies and SOEs.
Urban & Real Estate:
General legal advice with regards to matters associated with urban planning and permitting in connection with real estate projects.They represent client's interests at the state and municipal levels in matters associated with special protection areas and environmental issues.
Representing private interests in litigation conducted in front of local courts, Courts of Appeal, Supreme Court and arbitration. Most of the firm's counterparties in litigation are government regulators. The firm holds unique experience in class actions initiated by the consumer's bureau and constitutional litigation.
Languages:English, French and Spanish.
Administrative Law: Ramiro A. Mendoza
Litigation: Matías Mori
Urban Planning & Real Estate: Robert Gillmore