Javier, who joined the firm in 2017, is a bilingual attorney admitted to practice both in Colombia and the U.S. (State of New York and Federal) and skillful in advocating cases, conducting parallel investigations, advising on litigation strategies, and negotiating resolutions in high-stakes white-collar cases, such as matters involving OFAC Sanctions, domestic and foreign corruption, tax evasion, anti-money laundering laws, and securities and financial fraud.
An ACAMS Certified Anti-Money Laundering and Global Sanctions Specialist, he also advises clients in business transactions, corporate governance, and entity formation, particularly, in securing the client’s compliance with international, U.S., and Colombian legal standards.
Apart from being a skilled transnational and bicultural litigator, Javier is a noteworthy scholar in the areas of criminal law and procedure. He regularly serves as an adjunct professor at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Law School in Bogota, and writes articles and comments in the same fields for various law journals and widely publicized newsletters such as The Interamerican Dialogue and Latin Counsel.
Javier is recommended by The Legal 500 Latin America 2021 and Leaders League.
Michael Diaz, Jr., Diaz Reus Global Managing Partner, comments “I am very proud to welcome Javier as a Partner. He is an inquisitive, intellectually curious, hardworking attorney, and an invaluable asset to our firm’s international practice, including in the areas of white-collar crime, government investigations, and AML and Sanctions compliance. I trust Javier’s promotion will bring new opportunities for us all in the DRT Alliance as we plow forward to the future”.
Javier Coronado added: “Being a Partner at DRT is a privilege that I intend to cherish and use to its fullest potential. Many thanks to Michael and the rest of my now-partners for the trust and confidence in my work. I also thank my wife, family, friends, colleagues, and clients for their support throughout the years. This achievement is as much mine as it is theirs.”
About Diaz Reus
Diaz Reus International Law Firm & Alliance (DRT) operates on five continents, across offices in key business centers, offering a global practice centered around national and transnational parallel proceedings and transactions in the following broad areas, with Board Certified lawyers in International Litigation and Arbitration, International Law, and Immigration and Nationality Law: sovereign immunity, trade, commerce, finance; fraud, civil litigation, and arbitration; asset identification, location, tracing and recovery; crypto currency; white collar crime, regulatory and criminal investigations, and defense in matters of corruption, bribery, anti-money laundering, OFAC, CAATSA, Specially Designated Nationals, the Magnitsky Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, and politically sensitive investigations including the recovery of U.S. immigration status and visas. The firm is headquartered in Miami, Florida.