Provided by Carlos Omaña
Carlos specializes in Venezuelan sovereign and quasi-sovereign international financings, oil and gas projects and corporate law. Before joining D’Empaire in 1995 (he became partner in 2001), Carlos worked as a trainee at the New York offices of Shearman & Sterling in 1995. He received a J.D. from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in 1992, and an M.C.J. from New York University in 1994.
He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Department co-head Carlos Omaña is widely admired by market commentators, who consider him "a leading practitioner." A client describes him as "a great lawyer who is very resourceful and highly technical." He enjoys a strong reputation in the market for his banking and finance activity. His expertise spans regulatory matters and capital markets, including debt restructuring.
Department co-head Carlos Omaña is praised by an interviewee who considers him "a good, proactive lawyer." The same respondent also highlights his knowledge of the oil and gas sector. Carlos Omaña is particularly noted for his financing expertise relating to the oil industry.