Biography

Isabel Munárriz is Counsel in the firm’s Ibero-America Private Client and Digital Commerce practices.

Isabel has over nine years of experience working with non-US clients in need of US legal support. As part of a team of attorneys across multiple legal disciplines, Isabel provides client-centered legal solutions on a one-stop-shop basis.

Representation

Advised bondholders of Venezuela, Petróleos de Venezuela (“PDVSA”) and C.A. La Electricidad de Caracas (“ELECAR”) in connection with default and remedies.

Represented numerous account holders, counterparties, and other creditors in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy cases and related SIPA proceedings.

Represented account holders with approximately $500 million of exposure in the Refco, Inc. et al. Chapter 11 cases.

Provided corporate, tax and employment advice to Spanish leading higher education institution seeking to expand its US presence.

Advised US Taxpayer with Undisclosed Foreign Assets in connection with IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures.

Advised clients in matters related to the application of the US federal securities laws to digital assets. 

Advised clients in connection with intellectual property protection.

Education

International Taxation Program, New York University School of Law – LL.M., 2010
Advanced Professional Certificate in Law & Business, New York University, 2010
University of Navarra School of Law – Licenciado en Derecho, Distinction for second Highest GPA, 2010
University of Navarra School of Economics – Licenciatura en Económicas, Distinction for second Highest GPA, 2006

Bar Admissions

New York
Spain

Languages

Spanish
Publications
"The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and Notice 2010-60," (with H. David Rosembloom and Oluyemi Ojutiku), Taxmann: International Taxation, 2013