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  • Education
    • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2015, International Business and Economics Law
    • J.D., Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center, 2012
    • B.A., summa cum laude, Florida Atlantic University, 2005, Political Science
    • J.D., University of Trier, Law School, 2000-2004

Julia advises multinational clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions in international and cross-cultural settings. She focuses on identifying international corporate development goals in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, post-acquisition integration, cross-border restructuring, international joint ventures, foreign investment, corporate governance, compliance, licensing and commercial agreements. Julia also advises clients in developing and implementing post-acquisition corporate and commercial integration strategies, corporate governance and compliance programs.

Julia also serves as outside counsel to companies by providing practical advice on cross-border and US commercial transactions, corporate matters and other legal issues that arise during a company’s day-to-day operations.

Julia’s experience includes working in-house for the Latin America and Caribbean Law Department at a large security systems company where she advised the business on international commercial and transactional legal issues in Latin America and the US, assisted in developing and implementing good corporate governance and compliance for the company's Latin American entities. She also contributed to global corporate restructuring projects, various spin-offs and mergers and acquisitions for the Latin America region and Europe, including coordinating legal aspects of financial transactions with treasury, tax and finance departments. In addition to Julia’s in-house experience she has also been seconded to various multinational clients in various industries, e.g. healthcare, technology, manufacturing and automobile sectors.

  • Represented and advised a multinational metal and steel manufacturer on a global reorganization project.
  • Advised on and represented various small and medium-sized business in connection with Payment Protection Program loans and Main Street Lending Programs as provided for in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
  • Advised a multinational insurer in connection with Payment Protection Program Insurance. 
  • Represented professional development company in the sale of business to PE investor. 
  • Represented Colombian food manufacturer in joint venture with large coffee distributor in the US. 
  • Advised and conducted due diligence review and investigation following a multinational company’s data breach.
  • Represented a foreign supermarket chain entering the US market from Europe by drafting, advising and implementing all agreements related to the global and US supply chain, vendor/purchasing, sales and transportation agreements.
  • Drafted and advised on and implementing/negotiating of retail and distribution agreements on a regional scale in Latin America for a sports clothing manufacturer.
  • Drafted and advised on and implemented/negotiated distribution and service agreements on a regional scale in Latin America for a US motorcycle manufacturer.
  • Established and implemented corporate governance controls and program as well as providing ongoing corporate support for the largest chemical company in Latin America.
  • Advised and drafted sales, purchase and lease agreements for an OEM for aircraft passenger cabin interior products for the commercial and business jet aircraft markets.
  • Established and implemented corporate governance processes and post-merger integration for a US multinational in the healthcare industry in Latin America.
  • Acted as senior counsel for a corporate finance legal department supporting General Counsel for multinational car manufacturer based in the US with general corporate matters, financial transactions and commercial agreements.
  • Acted as regional counsel for a US multinational in the healthcare industry for the Latin America region providing advice on commercial matters, i.e. negotiated complex commercial contracts, supply and purchase agreements, leases, loan and credit agreements, labor and employment negotiation support, distribution agreement advice, creating of regional agreement templates to support the business in more common transactions.
  • Advised on and negotiated termination of long-standing dealer agreements for an Italian eye-wear company.
  • Supported and ensured implementation of regional Latin America re-branding project for a US based multinational healthcare company.
  • Advised an American multinational corporation in the automotive industry on corporate finance matters, i.e. credit, lease, guarantee, loan, dividend agreements, assist and advised on internal restructuring projects and mergers.
  • Analyzed and provided advice on Latin American Data Privacy Laws for an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods company.
  • Provided advice, supported and implemented global IP strategy, trademark and patent enforcement for a Fortune 500 company following expansive due diligence of the entire IP portfolio.
  • Coordinated, supported and advised on international corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions for a US multinational manufacturing company.
  • Advised on the Latin American legislative and regulatory framework to facilitate expansion and simplification of a US multinational health care company.
  • Provided advice on standard purchasing terms, technical services agreements, non-disclosure agreements and private purchase agreements for a major airline.