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Pellerano & Herrera is named Law Firm of the Year in the Dominican Republic by Chambers and Partners for the second consecutive year

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The firm received the award for "Law Firm of the Year 2010 of the Dominican Republic” and its founder, Dr. Juan Manuel Pellerano, received the "Lifetime Achievement Award " for his contributions over a lifetime dedicated to the law. Miami Beach, Fla. For the second consecutive year, Pellerano & Herrera has been named Law Firm of the Year in the Dominican Republic by the international publisher, Chambers and Partners.

Chambers also awarded the founding partner of Pellerano & Herrera, Dr. Juan Manuel Pellerano, a Lifetime Achievement Award, an honor reserved for leaders in the field, for his exceptional contributions throughout his career and for his influence on the development of Dominican law. The Chambers Latin America Awards for Excellence 2010 were announced at an elegant ceremony at the luxurious Loews Hotel in Miami Beach on Thursday, September 16. These awards, from London-based Chambers & Partners, which operates in Europe, America, Asia and Latin America, are considered the "Oscars" for the legal industry. "Bringing this award to the Dominican Republic for the first time last year gave us immense satisfaction, but now we are overflowing with joy, upon receiving it a second time, not only because we are the only Dominican firm to ever have received this award but also because our founder, Dr. Juan Manuel Pellerano, is the only Dominican lawyer who has earned the Lifetime Achievement Award," said Ricardo Pellerano, managing partner of the firm. Chambers & Partners made its selection based on research by more than 50 experts dedicated full time to gathering information from clients, lawyers and law firms in the markets evaluated.

The criteria most valued by the clients and lawyers who were consulted were the leadership and prestige of Pellerano & Herrera, the firm’s technical expertise, its business acumen, its compliance with deadlines, the value for the services clients receive, the broad diversification of the firm’s specialties, and the firm’s world-class standards for service to clients. Respondents called Dr. Juan Manuel Pellerano "a lawyer of lawyers, the best and most prestigious living lawyer in the Dominican Republic, world famous for his legendary skills as a litigator." Pellerano & Herrera is the largest law firm in the Dominican Republic, with more than 40 lawyers, five partners, more than 150 employees and 58 years of experience. The firm advises some of the largest multinational clients in the world on investments and acquisitions in the Dominican Republic