1492 AMERICAS Lawyers

  • Contact Person Name : Mr. Hernando Otero
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1492 Americas is a consulting and legal services firm for clients interested in exploring, establishing and developing trade and investment projects in Latin America. The firm provides independent counsel integral in evaluating political risk, transactional, and dispute resolution scenarios for its clients, recommending the appropriate courses of action, and assistance in their implementation.


Area of Practice

Alternate Dispute Resolution
International Law
Foreign Investment

Lawyer's Profile


Name: Hernando Otero


He has a Master of Laws degree in International Law from New York University's School of Law and a bachelor's degree in law from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota-Colombia


A Principal with 1492 Americas
He is an international attorney with high-profile experience in international trade and investment
His experience has been acquired through engagements for the public, private and international sectors in Latin America and North America
Over the past 12 years he has been engaged in matters governed by civil, common, and international law in jurisdictions as diverse as the United States, Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Perú and Romania
Hernando has been interviewed and quoted in news and trade media on matters involving legal and political developments in Latin America including in the Voice of America, the Inter-American Dialogue newsletters, Resource Investor and Latin Business Chronicle
In the Fall of 2007, he was profiled in American Bar Association's International Litigation Quarterly as an experienced and "break through" practitioner
He is licensed as an attorney both in New York State and Colombia
He is frequently called upon by clients to manage engagements both in English and Spanish

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