Mr. Rodriguez’s practice focuses on litigation in the areas of labor, civil, commercial and constitutional law. Before joining the firm, he worked for almost six years at the Guatemalan Courts handling labor, civil and constitutional cases. Later on he worked in private law firms in those same areas for three years, time during which he acquired great experience in litigation. He has defended and represented the interests and rights of companies and individuals in cases such as the following: a) labor issues, related with the fulfillment of the employer’s legal and administrative obligations under Guatemalan law and the management of labor relationships from a strictly legal point of view; b) civil and commercial issues, involving litigation regarding shareholders’ rights, contractual provisions and/or legal obligations with clients, payment judicial claims and judicial claims to require the fulfillment of obligations; c) constitutional actions, to defend constitutional guarantees against governmental and individual acts in matters related with contractual, administrative and/or judicial issues.
Mr. Rodriguez was a legal advisor of the Guatemalan Telecommunications Superintendence, where he acquired ample experience in telecommunication regulations, administrative procedures, resolution of conflicts among operators, and procedures against violations to telecommunication laws, among others. He defended the Guatemalan Telecommunications Superintendence before the ordinary and constitutional courts, and administrative authorities. Additionally, he has knowledge and experience in administrative law issues that are applicable to all governmental institutions, such as the quoting and bidding procedures.
Rafael Landivar University, Attorney at Law and Notary Public, 2001.
Prior to joining the Firm in 2006, Mr. Rodríguez worked as an officer at the Labor, Civil and Criminal Court of Defence of Guatemala, 1993-1999; was the head of the Litigation Practice of a law firm, 2000-2003; and was a legal adviser at the Telecommunication Superintendence of Guatemala 2001-2006.
Thesis: “The need of a national governmental body as responsible for the Jurisprudence’s appropriated treatment in Guatemala”, 2001.
Guatemalan Bar Association.
Telecommunications, Litigation, Constitutional, Civil, Mercantile, Labor, Administrative.