January 16, 2017 — MIAMI – Miami-headquartered global law firm Diaz, Reus & Targ, LLP expands with new offices in San Pedro Sula, Honduras; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Washington, D.C., increasing the firm’s footprint to 18 domestic and international offices in key commercial centers.
“Our global clients have expanding interests in Central America and the Caribbean, making our presence in Honduras and the Dominican Republic critical to serving them effectively,” says Diaz Reus Global Managing Partner Michael Diaz, Jr. “Further, an increasing number need a local voice in D.C., where we provide counsel in dealings with the highest levels of U.S. government and law enforcement agencies.”
Joining the San Pedro Sula office are partners Ángel R. Herrera and Karla M. Andonie in affiliation with Herrera Andonie law firm. Herrera has 26 years’ experience advising commercial enterprises, financial institutions, and insurance companies in transactional and contentious matters. Andonie has 24 years’ experience in civil law, commercial, banking, and insurance matters, counseling companies in establishment, structure, and operations.
José A. Rizek joins the firm as a partner in Santo Domingo in affiliation with Rizek Abogados. A skilled litigator and arbitrator, Rizek advises clients and negotiates complex international commercial disputes related to WTO safeguards regime, social security partnerships, securities, real estate fraud, contracts, telecommunications, information technology, international arbitration, and domestic and international award enforcements.
Partner Richard N. Wiedis heads the new Washington, D.C., office. Prior to joining the firm, Wiedis was Executive Vice President of Risk Management and Human Resources and Associate General Counsel at MicroStrategy and served 15 years as a prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section.
“We continue to expand our reach according to the needs of our clients,” explains Administrative Managing Partner Marta Colomar-Garcia. “Our growth is very client driven. We are always seeking opportunities for our international client base and more efficient ways to serve them in key local markets.”
About Diaz Reus
Diaz Reus offers a global practice centered around national and transnational parallel proceedings and transactions in sovereign, trade, commerce, finance, and fraud; civil litigation and arbitration; asset identification, location, tracing, and recovery; white collar crime, regulatory, and criminal investigations and defense in corruption, bribery, money laundering, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, OFAC, Specially Designated Nationals, and the Bank Secrecy Act; and politically sensitive investigations including the recovery of U.S. immigration status and visas