WELLSTEIN MORA RODRIGUEZ INTERNATIONAL (WMR) is an international business, transactions and technology boutique law firm with principal offices in Washington, DC and Montreal, Canada, and representative offices in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our “can do” attitude and commitment in achieving clients’ business objectives makes WMR the best partner in any business venture regardless of location. WMR attorneys provide broad commercial, corporate and regulatory counsel to private companies and public institutions around the world and offer critical firsthand knowledge and experience in Latin America and the Caribbean, among other international high growth regions. WMR has strong experience in telecommunications and technology law. In addition, our expertise covers other heavily regulated industries, such as energy, and our areas of practice include commercial transactions, corporate structure and finance, intellectual property protection, and business immigration matters related to both domestic and international projects.
Attorneys at WMR are trained and barred in both civil and common law jurisdictions and have firsthand experience living and working in international environments and countries where our clients’ investments are successfully launched and implemented. We principally practice in English, Spanish and French and also accommodate Portuguese language projects when needed. We have a wide-ranging network of local counsel we have worked with extensively around the world, which enables us to supervise and manage international projects efficiently, with best practices and standards implemented throughout to achieve focused and targeted project completion.
WMR attorneys are uniquely specialized and skilled for the Americas region and other high growth international regions. Our attorneys have provided legal, commercial and policy consulting services for clients in Latin America (Venezuela, Nicaragua, Guyana, Cuba, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Bolivia, Panama, Paraguay, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador), the Caribbean (Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, OECS countries, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, Haiti, St. Maarten, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos Islands, Belize, The Bahamas), Europe (Turkey, Romania, Finland, Hungary), Asia (India, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (Russian Federation, as well as the Central Asian Republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kirghizia).
The firm has deep experience in negotiating complex commercial transactions in the telecommunications, technology and infrastructure industries, including strategic acquisitions, alliance formation, financing and creative joint operating arrangements, major IT and other outsourcing transactions, international settlement, public procurement bids, interconnection, dispute resolution, and other diverse telecommunications privatization and regulatory matters.
The firm also has significant experience in representing business ventures before the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the telecommunications regulators and other infrastructure industry agencies of many countries.
WMR attorneys have lived and practiced in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as studied and practiced in parts of Europe, the United States and/or Canada. The firm’s attorneys have also worked as either in house counsel in international corporations reporting directly to General Counsels and executive management for commercial, product development, regulatory and policy matters.
Multi-talented, multi-lingual with in-country regional and international industry and business experience, WMR attorneys are energetic, seasoned, and uniquely qualified to provide smart, practical and timely strategic guidance and solutions. WMR’s goal for every client is to embrace their challenges with a “can do” spirit and provide customized counseling and assistance as expertly and efficiently as possible. WMR attorneys strive to meet our clients’ strategic objectives and eliminate diverting roadblocks that can hinder our clients’ growth and success.