Luis Llamas joined Fowler Rodriguez in August 2010. Practicing out of the firm’s New Orleans and Miami offices, Mr. Llamas concentrates his practice on admiralty, complex commercial litigation and international law.
Mr. Llamas also devotes part of his practice to transactional matters involving domestic and international business, acquisitions, joint ventures, and general corporate issues. Mr. Llamas has handled cases involving marine casualties, products liability, unfair trade practices, non-compete agreements, breach of contract, transportation law, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and Latin America. He has litigated cases before state and federal courts as well arbitrations before the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) and ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes).
In his transactional practice, Mr. Llamas regularly counsels clients in a broad range of issues and assists in navigating many of their day-to-day legal challenges. His practice involves the representation of domestic and multinational companies, family offices, and entrepreneurs.
A native of Miami, Florida, Mr. Llamas received his B.A. in Marketing, cum laude, in 2007 from Loyola University New Orleans. In 2010, Mr. Llamas obtained his J.D. from Florida International University School of Law. During his time there, he founded the “Gavel for Human Rights” award through his work with the Cuban American Law Society.
Mr. Llamas regularly lectures and advises clients on U.S.-Cuba relations, specifically changes in Export Administration Regulations administered by the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the Cuban Assets Control Regulations administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”).