Javier Coronado, in the 40 Under 40 list of the world’s leading young investigations specialists

Diaz Reus Partner Javier Coronado has been included in the GIR 40 under 40 list of the world’s leading young investigations specialists.

To select the forty winners, the Global Investigations Review -GIR- considered a range of factors including the applicant’s experience, the quality of their references, the diversity of their cases and the jurisdictions they work in.

Originally from Bogota, Javier Coronado is a white-collar, international investigations, and OFAC/Anti Money-Laundering partner at Diaz Reus’s headquarters in Miami. In 2021, he became the youngest partner in the history of Diaz Reus.

For more than a decade, Javier has assisted the Colombian Attorney General’s Office (Fiscalía General de la Nación) in the investigation and prosecution of hundreds of white-collar criminal cases, including cases of Ponzi schemes, fraud, and embezzlement. In August 2023, Javier was honored by the Colombian Government and the Pan American Development Foundation for his contributions to the fight against corruption in that country. Javier has also been a consultant to the Caribbean Development Bank in the areas of integrity, compliance, and accountability.

From a defense perspective, Javier and his firm have a sterling reputation for their ability to navigate and avoid criminal indictments in the U.S. Over the last year, Javier has been successful in the pre-indictment representation of several political figures and businesspeople in Latin America. Thanks to Javier’s efforts in effectively communicating with U.S. agencies, clients have avoided criminal charges related to money laundering, corruption, and terrorist financing.
Javier also represents a number of businesses and financial institutions worldwide in their communications with U.S. law enforcement, as well as in corporate investigations (internal, regulatory, and criminal).

Javier is ranked by Legal500 2024 as a Next Generation Partner, by Best Lawyers and Leaders League.