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César Mejía-Dueñas, Esq. is an attorney specializing in litigation, arbitration, and international dispute resolution, knowledgeable of civil law and common law litigation as he is admitted to practice law in New York, Florida, District of Columbia, and Honduras. He holds a J.D. and International Arbitration LL.M. from the University of Miami School of law, an LL.M. for Foreign-Trained Lawyers from Brooklyn Law School, and a Licenciatura en Derecho “Cum Laude” from the Universidad Tecnológica de Honduras.
He has worked as an associate attorney for firms in the areas of commercial litigation, corporate law, trust and estates, probate, trademark, family law, and immigration law. He successfully represented clients in the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties in Florida, the Immigration Courts of New York, and New Jersey, as well as the Family Courts in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, and Nassau.
During Law School, he interned for Squire Patton Boggs, and Reed Smith, working for
the International Dispute Resolution Groups researching complex international
arbitration issues. He also clerked for EPGD Business Law, a Miami-based law firm
where he worked for the litigation department and regularly prepared blogpost on
trendy commercial litigation matters.
At the University of Miami, he interned for the Investor Right Clinics, handling securities
arbitrations before FINRA. He was involved in cases dealing with the unsuitability of
investments, unauthorized trading, excessive trading, churning, failure to supervise,
among other claims. He also prepared complex damages calculations based on marked
adjusted damages, net out of pocket losses, and loss avoidance damages.
He was also a President of the Miami Law International Arbitration Society, a student
organization that promoted the study of international arbitration and established a
network between students and arbitration practitioners. He also participated in various
International Arbitration Competitions including Moot Madrid, Vis Moot, and the Foreign
Direct Investment (FDI) Moot.
In Honduras, he served as the General Counsel for Mercedes Benz, and for corporate
groups in the financial, automotive, telecommunications, and energy sectors. He served
as lead counsel in over three hundred cases before the Civil Courts, including matters in
excess of one million dollars.
As a personal note, he graduated from the National School of Music in Honduras, where
he learned to play the Saxophone and Piano. He is also a bass-baritone who sang with
the Philharmonic Chorale Association of Honduras in Operas and Choral works.