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About Us

Who We Are

Based out of Miami, Cueto Law Group offers an extensive range of legal and business counsel to individuals, entrepreneurs, and corporations. Their unique blend of commitment to personal service and sophisticated legal advocacy has made Cueto Law Group one of the go-to law firms for international business litigation lawsuits, in addition to other complex business transactions and legal matters.

Santiago A. Cueto

Founder

Board Certified International Attorney and founding partner Santiago A. Cueto focuses his practice on international business law with an emphasis on business law and international commercial litigation, corporate law, arbitration, and transactions. 

As a prominent Miami attorney, he has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, CNBC, Forbes, the National Law Journal, the Daily Business Review, the Miami Herald, the Los Angeles Business Journal, Sports Illustrated, Entrepreneur, PC World, and many other media outlets.

Santiago has represented Fortune 100 companies and foreign governments in a variety of complex commercial litigation and transaction matters.

Santiago’s international education and experience have served to counsel companies operating throughout the world. He currently serves as executive counsel to global supply and communications companies.


Richard M. Amendola, JD

International Associate

Richard is a Top-tier graduate of the University Del Salvador Law School and University of Miami Law School Graduate (JD / LLM) with 18 years of experience as an energetic, team-focused corporate generalist with a diverse background. 

Richard possesses a concrete understanding of the relationship between law and furthering business expansion, mergers & acquisitions.  He acts as a key advisor to senior executives and is relied upon frequently to correctly interpret situations where the law is unclear.  He has a creative legal mind, quickly grasps complex technical concepts with ease, and is fluent in both English and Spanish. 

Richard has been an active Bar member of the Federal Argentine Bar Association, Province of Buenos Aires Bar Association, and Autonomous City of Buenos Aires Bar Association since 2001. 

Area of expertise among others Contract Negotiation, Domestic and International Law, Compliance and Audits, M &A, Dispute Resolution, Property law, and Employment Law.

 

Juan Carlos Ramirez P, JD

International Associate

Juan Carlos graduated from Universidad del Norte, Colombia, and obtained his license to practice Law from the Colombian Bar Association in 2008.  He earned a joint LL.M/J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 2021 where he focused his studies on Transactional Law, International Business, and a Concentration in Immigration, Asylum, and Citizenship Law.

During Law School, Juan Carlos volunteered at non-profit and pro-bono organizations where he assisted low-income clients in Immigration matters and proceedings before Federal Agencies.  He was part of the Maritime Law Society and the Miami Law International Arbitration Society.       

Juan Carlos has 12 years experience with a diverse background in public and private sectors in Colombia and U.S.  He is team-focused, effective at problem solving, understands a client's concerns and is fluent in both English and Spanish. 

Areas of expertise include Business Immigration Law, Cross Border Transactions, Business and Investor visas, Family and Employment-based petitions, and Corporate Law.