Guillermo E. Zúñiga
Partner Energy and Natural Resources, Corporate/M&A, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Foreing Investment
T. +506 4000 1141
Guillermo E. Zuñiga is partner in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources, Corporate/M&A, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Foreing Investment at ECIJA Costa Rica.
Guillermo holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree with honors from Georgetown University, a Law degree with honors from Universidad de Costa Rica, and an Economics degree from Universidad de Costa Rica. He was admitted to the Costa Rican Bar Association in 1997 and to the New York State Bar Association in 2004. He devotes much of his practice to advising foreign and transnational companies in Costa Rica and Central America in corporate and investment matters.
He has attained significant expertise in renewable energy projects and has been recognized as one of the most experienced lawyers in this field in Costa Rica as well as in Latin America. He has provided legal advice to government agencies (Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Ecuador, and Uruguay) and private organizations (Costa Rica and Chile) on designing, installing, and operating 150-MW renewable energy projects. His knowledge of the renewable energy sector is enhanced with extensive experience in construction law.
Guillermo has recently advised clients in due diligence processes, M&A transactions, spin-offs dealings, internal reorganizations and expansion developments, not only in Costa Rica but also in Central America, taking a leadership role in the jurisdictions assigned to him. His capabilities to understand the underlying transactions and his business background allow him to assist his clients with a multidisciplinary approach.
Guillermo has served as board member of several Costa Rican companies that have benefited from his entrepreneurship skills.
He obtained a LL. M International Studies from Georgetown University, a B.A. in Economics from the School of Economics of Universidad de Costa Rica, a degree in Notarial Law from Universidad de Costa Rica, and a Juris Doctor from Universidad de Costa Rica.
Is member of the New York State Bar Association, the Costa Rican Bar Association, and of the National Directorate of Notaries.
Guillermo speaks Spanish and English.