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Pellerano & Herrera

Lucy Objio

Lucy Objio

Partner

Expertise

  • Constitutional Law
  • Copyright
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

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Dispute Resolution Group
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Employment and Labor Group
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Pellerano & Herrera
Dominican Republic

Profile
Lucy Objío has 10 years of experience practicing law, concentrating in civil litigation, commercial, labor, constitutional law, intellectual property, copyright, consumer law, insurance litigation, real estate, aviation and maritime law, as well as commercial arbitration. She has experience advising clients on banking, commercial and corporate regulations and franchise and distribution issues, among other things. She regularly advises companies and local and international financial institutions in the areas of complex contracts, dispute resolution, real estate disputes, intellectual property litigation, shareholder agreements, telecommunications, and damage awards resulting from lawsuits.

Bar Admissions

Dominican Bar Association.

Education

Lucy received her Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo in 2002. In 2007, she graduated from the Master of Business Law program at the University of Alcalá, Spain. She currently is pursuing a Master in Civil Liability Law from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra and Université de Savoie. She has attended courses and seminars on issues related to jurisdiction and the international criminal courts, international commercial arbitration and social security. Lucy has graduated from the Lex Mundi Institute Cross-Border Dispute Resolution Program. She currently teaches Civil Procedure in the Masters of Legal Practice program at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra and the Pellerano & Herrera Foundation.
Areas of Practice

Constitutional Law | Copyright | Corporate Litigation | Insurance Defense | Intellectual Property | Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Lucy has participated in many cases in the maritime area, involving issues as varied as maritime embargo claims, naval mortgage executions, freight disputes, insurance claims, cargo claims and other related matters. She also has represented clients in the majority of the labor disputes handled by the firm, with a success record of over 90 percent. Among other matters, she has represented:

-Nexus, in a US$110 million lawsuit against the Dominican government involving contractual rights with respect to a concession for the construction of a marina in the province of Samaná;

-The Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets, Tampa Bay Rays and Atlanta Braves professional baseball teams in the defense of claims filed by prospective players; and

-An information technology company in a lawsuit against former employees for breach of non-disclosure agreements based on the country™s competition laws, which was the first litigation of its kind in the Dominican Republic.
Articles

Executive Summary on the Procedural Penal Code of the Dominican Republic.

Co-author of the Doing Business Guide in the Dominican Republic. 25th edition, September 2011.


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