Title: Distributorship


Marielle Garrigo



Marielle Garrigo

Firm: Pellerano & Herrera
Address:Av. John F. Kennedy #10
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Fax:+1-809-567- 0773
Email:Send an Email
Local Time:Fri. 08:14
Web site: Direct Page


Mrs. Garrigo practices in the corporate area focusing on Banking Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Real Estate transactions, Telecommunications, Tourism.


Languages: Spanish, English
Joined the Law Firm in: 1995


Areas of Practice


  • Banking
  • Commercial Law
  • Communications
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate and Business
  • Distributorship Law
  • E-Commerce
  • Energy
  • Estate and Trust
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privatization
  • Project Financing
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism & Hospitality


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

Partner of the International Practice and Foreign Investment Department in the Firm, Ms. Garrigo has participated in a wide array of high profile mergers, acquisitions and project finance transactions.

Representative transactions:

Counseling the biggest beverages company in Brazil in the acquisition, of the majority of the shares of the major bottling company in the Dominican Republic;
Advising the lenders in the US$140MM project finance transaction involving the airports subject to private administration;
Acquisition by a major nutrition, hygiene and personal care multinational of the hygiene and personal care business of the leading consumer products company in the Dominican Republic;
Acquisition by the second telecommunications services provider in the country of the biggest cable company in the country.

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association

Ms. Garrigo is a member of the College of Lawyers of the Dominican Republic and serves on the editorial board of the Legal News Bulletin.


Comparative Study of the International Regime Applicable to Money Laundering in Latin America and the Bill Against Money Laundering Activities in the Dominican Republic
Legal News, monthly bulletin of Pellerano & Herrera
Getting the Deal Through Project Finance, 2007

Bar Admission

Ms. Garrigo was admitted to the Dominican bar in 1995.



Washington College of Law, American University
LL.M in International Legal Studies, 2001

Tulane University
Introduction to American Legal Studies, 2000

Northwestern University
Summer Program in Law and Business, 1999

Harvard University
Program of Instruction for Lawyers, 1998

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
LLB, Magna Cum Laude 1995