Urania Paulino has over 15 years of experience providing legal advice in the areas of foreign investment, corporate law, aviation law, banking law, contracts, free trade agreements, distribution, and mergers and acquisitions.
Urania assists JetBlue Airways Corporation in the opening of new routes, as well as on all regulatory and safety issues to ensure the correct functioning of their operations in the Dominican Republic. She also represented the Dominican Republic Lawyers Guild during the negotiations of the free trade agreement between Central America and the Dominican Republic, protecting the interests of Dominican lawyers.
She has assisted international brands such as Louis Vuitton, L’Oreal and Volvo, among others, in matters related to distribution and franchising. She has assisted several international companies in their establishment in the country, specifically a gas compression plant and a liquor aging company.
Urania was part of the legal team that advised the Association of Soft Drink Industries of the Dominican Republic Inc, in the process initiated before the Commission for the Regulation of Unfair Trade Practices regarding the implementation of safeguard measures to imports of containers and glass jars from all origins. This is one of the first cases brought before this regulatory committee pursuant to the provisions of Law No. 1 02 on Unfair Trade Practices and Safeguard Measures.
She has been recognised by Who's Who Legal and Chambers and Partners in aviation and transport.
Urania has a bachelor of laws from PUCMM (1999) and a master’s in international legal studies from the American University, Washington College of Law (2001). She has participated in several law and business programmes in Georgetown University (2002) and Florida International University (2003, 2004).