About Us

Prieto Cabrera & Asociados was founded in 2008 to provide personalized and high quality services in the Dominican Republic.

We are committed to providing the best professional assistance maintaining high ethical standards. Based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Prieto Cabrera & Asociados has a network of specialized attorneys and professionals on asset recovery, real estate law, commercial business transactions and litigation. We pride ourselves for providing our clients’ exceptional legal services to accomplish their needs and expectations.

We are the exclusive member for FraudNet in the Dominican Republic. FraudNet is an international network of independent attorneys who are the leading civil asset recovery specialists in each country, sponsored by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

It has been recognized by Chambers Global as the world’s leading network in asset recovery.

We have experience in multiple and complex assets cases, real estate cases that have involved more than 75 real estate assets, including complex asset cases for the United States Government, including the first successful civil asset forfeiture between the United States of America the Dominican Republic related to a multi-million dollar fraud to the U.S. Health System, whose assets were invested in the Dominican Republic. In addition, we have advised on the purchase of more than 100 real estate and assisted in the resolution of complex problems with deeds in the Dominican Republic.

In addition to its full-time staff, Prieto Cabrera & Associates also retains the service of experts as needed, to include attorneys, auditors, accountants and investigators. We have an ample network of legal and commercial contacts around the world that provide us with the ability to successfully manage international cases.

Our values are professional ethics, personalized treatment with individualized professional work of high quality, confidentiality and discretion, responsibility, organization and teamwork.

Aimée Prieto

Aimée Prieto

Founder

Attorney in the Dominican Republic with more than 16 years of experience and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) since 2014. Her current practice includes advice on real estate law and business investment, investigation and asset recovery, litigation management.

She coordinated the editions of the years 2009 and 2011 of the Investors’ Guide of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic.

During the 2006-2010 period, she was in charge of the Legal Department and the Division of International Cooperation of the Presidential Office of Information and Communication Technologies (OPTIC), an institution dependent to the Presidency, in charge of implementing the Electronic Government.

From 1999 to 2006, she worked as an attorney in a renowned law firm in the Dominican Republic, in the area of ​​Corporate Business and Intellectual Property. Also, in 2003 she did an internship at the Buffet Jordi Domingo in Barcelona, ​​Spain; and in the summer of 2015 worked as an intern at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C.

Aimee holds a Magna Cum Laude Law Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo, and an International Master in e-Business from the Institute of Continuing Education of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. She is an appointed arbitror by the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution of the Chamber of Commerce and Production of Santo Domingo.

She is a member of the Dominican Bar Association. Fluent in Spanish and English.

Sayra J. Ramírez

Sayra J. Ramírez

Associate

Attorney specialized on real estate, civil and commercial law in the Dominican Republic. Sayra joined Prieto Cabrera & Asociados in 2011.

She holds a Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) in Santo Domingo’s campus in 2009. Also she holds a Postgraduate degree in Real Estate Law from Instituto Especializado de Estudios Superiores de Derecho Empresarial (IDEMPRESA) in Santo Domingo 2015 and a Master in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation from the Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana (UNINI) in 2013. She is also trained on legal practice of special contracts by Gaceta Judicial in Santo Domingo and in Realty and Real Estate Management by Asociación de Empresas y Agentes Inmobiliarios (AEI).

She is a member of the Dominican Bar Association and is fluent in Spanish and English.

Sóstenes Rodríguez Segura

Sóstenes Rodríguez Segura

Litigation Counsel

Attorney, graduate Bachelor of Law from Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo in 1998, and graduate and postgraduate studies in European and Latin American Universities. He has practiced as a attorney continuously for 20 years, mainly in the areas of Civil, Commercial, Labor, Real Estate, and Economic Criminal Law of corporations. In his professional practice, he has assisted international companies in the aeronautical, hotel, banking and fuel sectors, in the recovery of secured credits, in claims in damages and liabilities, execution of contracts, and civil and commercial litigation in general.

M. Thais Romero

M. Thais Romero

Associate

She holds a Summa Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in Law from the Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo (UCSD) in 2016. She joined Prieto Cabrera & Asociados in 2015. Thais has more than four years with professional experience in legal administrative and real estate matters, with dedicated emphasis in investigation and location of real properties and asset recovery. She also has experience in corporate and criminal law.

She is a member of the Dominican Bar Association and is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

Claudia Fernández

Claudia Fernández

Associate

Attorney specialized in tax and corporate law. She joined Prieto Cabrera & Asociados in January 2019.

Graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) in Santo Domingo in 2005. She has a master’s degree in Corporate Business law, and a specialization in international tax planning from the University of San Francisco and certification from the University of Florida (FIU) and the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) in Money Laundering (AMLCA). Claudia is a certified tax consultant.

She is a member of the Dominican College of Attorneys and the Tax Association of the Dominican Republic. Fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.

Francesca Ortiz

Francesca Ortiz

Legal Counsel

She holds a Magna Cum Laude Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in 2004. She has completed postgraduate and master’s studies in renowned universities in Spain, Brazil and Argentina. Provides consulting and legal advice to local and international clients, in negotiations and development of public-private projects and government contracts, as well as in the corporate and transactional areas of Corporate Law in general, Aeronautical Law, International Relations and Contracts, Foreign Investment, Investments in Real Estate, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring, Tourism, Telecommunications, Energy, International Commerce, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Currently, she serves as Executive Director of the British Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic.

She is a member of the Dominican Bar Association, is fluent in Spanish and English.