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García & Bodan names senior partner, regional labor practice director
Central American law firm García & Bodan has announced the appointment of Federico Gurdián as a senior partner of the firm, who is based in the firm’s Managua office, and of its partner Oscar Torres as regional director of the labor practice, and who is based in San Salvador.
Gurdián has more than 20 years’ experience and who the firm describes as “one of the fundamental pillars for the growth and positioning of the firm throughout the region”.
He currently serves as regional director of the corporate and transactional practice, and is director of the firm’s fiduciary department.
“With great technical strength and considerable experience in corporate and M&A matters, he has led a number of lawyers in significant transactions, serving national and multinational companies in a variety of industry sectors,” the firm said.
“His extensive knowledge, deep analysis of the legislation and legal provisions applicable to each particular case, allows him to anticipate problems before they occur. Recognized legal directories highlight his meticulous and responsible approach, which is a key element in the success that characterizes his work,” the firm added.
For his part, Oscar Torres has more than 16 years’ professional experience in El Salvador.
In addition to his experience in labor matters, Torres has participated in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, restructurings, and corporate advisory. He has served as an advisor to major international companies in various sectors of the economy, and is also actively involved in matters relating to shareholder disputes and public tenders.
“He is a professional in constant learning and updated with Labor Law trends; this makes him a lawyer prepared to respond to a wide variety of issues and formulate innovative and efficient strategies,” the firm said.
García & Bodan has offices in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
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