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New partner appointment at Rimon Law
As part of its global expansion plan, US law firm Rimon Law has hired Rodrigo Castillo Cottin as a tax and private client partner in the firm’s first Latin American office to focus on trusts & estates and tax law in Bogota, Colombia. Castillo is the 27th partner to join the firm this year and Bogota marks the 7th office that the firm has opened in 2020.
Castillo has extensive experience advising multijurisdictional companies, financial institutions and high-net worth individuals and families on wealth management matters, international tax law, planning, compliance, inheritance and estate planning, exchange of information and amnesty programs.
He joins from Baker McKenzie, where he worked as a partner for the last 15 years. A Universidad Monteavila graduate, holds an advanced master’s in international tax law from Leiden University and earned his tax specialization from Universidad Externardo de Colombia.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rodrigo to our thriving international tax and wealth management team. Our business model positions us to provide clients of these practices with exceptional value, and we’re so excited for Rodrigo to apply his experience and abilities on behalf of his and the firm’s clients on our platform,” said Rimon CEO, Michael Moradzadeh.
“Rimon holds itself to the highest standards of legal practice and client service. Its business-driven strategy and platform are exactly what the legal industry and clients seek in Latin America. It is an honor and exciting to be joining the firm and to open its first Latin American office in Bogota,” said Mr. Castillo Cottin.
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