Jose Fernandez

Jose Fernandez Jose Fernandez serves as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Carnival Corporation. He joined the company 2011 as Associate General Counsel and was promoted to the new role in August 2017. From 2006 - 2011, he worked for Holland & Knight as an associate in their International and Cross Border Transactions and Healthcare groups, focusing on mergers, acquisitions, regulatory matters and general corporate representation. He received his B.S. in Political Science from Florida International University in 2003, and his Juris Doctorate degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2006. Fernandez was born and raised in Miami and volunteers as a Big Brother for Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and serves as a member of...

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J. Raul Cosio

J. Raul Cosio J. Raul Cosio is a partner in Holland & Knight's Miami office and a member of the Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation and International Litigation and Arbitration Practice Groups. His experience consists of representation of publicly traded and Fortune 500 corporations, domestic and international businesses, financial institutions and individuals in areas including complex business and commercial litigation, class actions, investor litigation, domestic and international contract and business claims, real estate disputes, various business torts, banking, banking fraud, trust and estates litigation, professional malpractice, corporate and partnership disputes, insurance claims, prejudgment and postjudgment remedies and shareholder disputes. He handles civil trials in both Florida state and federal courts and has conducted multiple arbitrations hearings. He also has substantial experience in litigation matters in...

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John Arrastia

John Arrastia John Arrastia focuses his practice on domestic and international litigation, arbitrations, and appeals, with a focus on business, commercial, and insurance disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Arrastia established Arrastia Capote Partners, LLP and was also an attorney and partner with large national and regional law firms. He has represented various Fortune 500 companies and insurers, as well as smaller publicly-traded companies, privately-held businesses, and individuals in a variety of disputes at all stages of litigation, pre-litigation, and appeals. Arrastia has been the lead attorney in jury and bench trials, appeals, arbitrations, and dispositive motions in state and federal jurisdictions. Arrastia is also an experienced arbitrator, representing clients before arbitration panels and tribunals. He is a member of the...

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Richard C. Lorenzo

Richard C. Lorenzo Partner, Hogan Lovells Richard C. Lorenzo's practice focuses on international, cross-border, and commercial litigation and arbitration. Richard has broad experience in international litigation and arbitration disputes representing foreign and domestic clients in the United States, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Central America, and the Caribbean. Richard has also handled numerous, complex commercial international arbitration matters in both English and Spanish before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and the Society of Maritime Arbitrators of New York. Richard's clients include domestic and foreign multinational corporations that conduct business in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Richard has lectured and published extensively in his practice area....

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Armando Castro

Armando Castro Partner, Pillsbury Law Armando Castro has been a part of the HNBF since 2006. At that time he?joined the Foundation to assist with its audit committee and he became the Treasurer shortly thereafter. "It was not difficult for me to want to become a part of the HNBF. Everything I have is the result of my education. Joining an organization with a stated mission to 'help Hispanics achieve their potential through access to higher education' was a very easy decision for me. The work we do is very meaningful to me. In my opinion we provide our students and members with insights and information to help them obtain the higher education needed for access into the professional world...

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Barbara Alonso

Barbara Alonso General Counsel and Director, Credit Agricole Indosuez (Miami) Barbara has been a part of our HNBF board since 2012. "The opportunity to expose young Latinos to positive role models in?the legal profession, and help them gain self-confidence to reach for the?stars as they pursue their educational goals. I find it especially?fulfilling since a number of our law campers are from underprivileged?backgrounds and have overcome tremendous challenges already." Barbara P. Alonso is General Counsel and Director, Credit Agricole Indosuez (Miami) and focuses her practice on international and domestic corporate matters, including corporate and project finance, debt and equity capital markets, and bank and borker-dealer regulatory issues. Barbara has wide-ranging experience advising clients on cross-border transactions involving transportation, telecommunications, hospitality, and...

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Tami Lyn Azorsky

Tami Lyn Azorsky Partner, Mckenna Long & Aldridge Tami has served on the HNBF board for 9 years, after volunteering for the law camp for the prior three years.? Throughout this time, Tami has been very active in making the law camp a success. "I have?remained committed to the HNBF because of the inspiration the students provide to the people who are trying to create opportunities for those students. Being part of the organization gives a director an opportunity to see a future filled with driven, accomplished, and ambitious people who want to make a difference in the world." Tami Azorsky is Chairperson of the Litigation Department and a recognized expert in product liability, occupational and environmental exposure, and environmental...

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Justin Carlson

Justin Carlson Justin Carlson is an Associate Counsel at Western Union, where he provides legal support for Western Union's business in the Caribbean.? His practice focuses on financial regulation and licensing, anti-money laundering, negotiating and drafting agreements, data privacy, consumer protection, and representing the company before Central Banks and other regulators. Prior to joining Western Union, Justin was a research associate for the Public International Law and Policy Group.? His work included projects facilitating the implementation of a new constitution in Nepal, protection of minority rights in Kosovo, and the shared utilization of transboundary freshwater resources.? Justin also previously worked for Morgan & Finnegan LLP, an intellectual property law firm in New York City. Justin earned his J.D. from American...

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Marthea Davis

Marthea Davis is a public relations and marketing communications professional based in the Washington, DC area. With years of experience managing education, legal, and nonpartisan civil rights communications and marketing campaigns, she serves as a resource for nonprofits and professionals seeking strategic guidance with their media relations initiatives. Davis is the public relations manager for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association that promotes the business interests of more than 40,000 in-house lawyers employed by over 10,000 organizations in 90 countries. At ACC, she directs efforts to raise awareness of the organizations advocacy initiatives, education programs, and legal resources in business and legal communities and in the media, and develops strategic campaigns that support the priorities of...

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