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Associate García & Bodán

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Rodrigo Benítez is Associate of García & Bodán and member of the Corporate and Transactional practice in El Salvador.

Rodrigo joined García & Bodán as an intern, then went on to perform as law clerk within the intellectual property practice, later in the corporate area and recently in the tax area.

His experience and studies in data protection issues allows him, through the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of El Salvador (CAMARASAL), to be part of the legislative commission where the Law Protection of Personal Data in El Salvador was discussed and approved.

In corporate matters, his experience stands out in the formation of companies, due diligence for acquisitions and mergers of companies, execution of projects, opinions on contractual matters, consumer protection, labor law and intellectual property.

Rodrigo has had the opportunity to act on an interim basis and at different times, as in house attorney to two important clients of the firm, with excellent performance.

Having started an early working career has made him responsible, diligent, and committed in his work, apart from providing him with professional experience.

  • Corporate-Commercial
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Purchases and Contracting of Goods and Services
  • Aeronautic
  • New Technologies
  • Data Privacy Protection
  • Labor
  • General Corporate Tax, Rising Star, ITR World Tax, 2024.
  • Advice to client within the telecommunications sector, in relation to the sale of assets to a North American company of related services.
  • Advice to an airline on consumer protection issues and airline operator renewal.
  • Advice on regional strategy for a globally recognized brand for footwear on anti-piracy issues, in coordination with lawyers in Mexico and Central America, following civil and criminal proceedings against the infractions suffered by the client.
  • Speaker on topics of Digital Law and Artificial Intelligence, Universidad Francisco Gavidia, El Salvador 2024.
  • Speaker on the Process of Trademark Infringement, Faculty of Legal Sciences, Universidad Evangélica de El Salvador, 2024.
  • Contribution to the Annual Report of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation “Doing Business”, 2021.
  • Advice on the program for the formalization of Companies to Entrepreneurs of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of El Salvador (CAMARASAL), in conjunction with the International Labor Organization (OIT), 2020.
  • Member of the Institute of Law and Information Technologies of El Salvador (Nodo El Salvador).
  • Master’s Degree in Protection of Personal Data – Universidad de la Rioja, Spain, 2021.
  • Diploma in New Technologies Law – Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas (UCA), 2020.
  • Admitted to practice as Attorney since 2020 and Notary Public since 2022.
  • Graduated in Law – Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado (UJMD), 2018.


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  • English