Gabriel F Soledad is a partner in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington DC office. Prior to joining Quinn Emanuel in 2013, Mr Soledad worked in the White House during the Obama administration as a senior official in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the International Trade Administration (ITA), the US agencies primarily responsible for developing and managing the United States’ international trade agenda and economic relationships with foreign trading partners.
His practice focuses on cross-border white-collar matters, internal investigations, complex commercial disputes and international arbitrations. His experience as a litigator, his language skills and his unique background in Latin America, Europe and the United States give Mr Soledad the ability to represent clients in matters involving multiple jurisdictions and legal systems.
In the criminal context, Mr Soledad primarily represents foreign individuals and corporations in federal and state investigations involving financial, securities and tax fraud; bribery; and OFAC violations. Mr Soledad also advises clients in connection with international extradition matters, human rights cases and petitions to INTERPOL. In the civil context, Mr Soledad represents clients (on both the plaintiff and defence side) in cross-border commercial disputes, primarily involving RICO, fraud, money laundering, sanctions and securities violations. He also represents clients in investment treaty and commercial arbitrations under a number of arbitral rules. Mr Soledad’s unique government experience enables him to leverage diplomatic channels, as well as differences in foreign legal systems to resolve cross-border investigations and disputes. Mr Soledad further assists clients in developing and implementing crisis management and public relations strategies, as well as in designing corporate compliance and testing programmes.