Squire Patton Boggs Santo Domingo partner Carolina O. Soto Hernández has been named among the Top 40 Under 40 by Revista Mercado. This prestigious list recognizes the next generation of young, outstanding professionals making a footprint and transforming how business is conducted in the Dominican Republic.
Winners were selected by Mercado’s editorial team after months of evaluations and criteria based on an individual’s professional profile, career trajectory and achievements. The list includes professionals from a range of sectors that have a direct impact on the country’s economy such as tourism, legal, business, engineers, and economists, among others.
Ms. Hernández focuses her practice on civil and commercial litigation and dispute resolution. She represents multinational clients in collection, breach of contract and damages claims, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, agency law matters (Law 173), insurance claims, compliance, foreclosures and others. Ms. Hernández has developed significant expertise in arbitration matters and analysis of contingencies on litigation and compliance matters in due diligence processes for local and international transactions.
In addition to her legal profession, Ms. Hernández serves as an adjunct professor at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) Law School, where she teaches classes on alternative dispute resolution. She also teaches commercial arbitration as part of the Master’s in Business Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Decisions in the Dominican Republic as part of the Master’s in Business Law and International Litigation jointly offered by the PUCMM and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain. Since 2012, Ms. Hernández has been an arbitrator for the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution of the Chamber of Commerce and Production of Santo Domingo.