Arnoldo Troconis has been a partner at D’Empaire Reyna Abogados based in Caracas (Venezuela) since 1996. He specializes in Corporate Law as well as Mergers and Acquisitions, representing both foreign and national companies.
He is currently the legal representative to several foreign companies such as United Airlines in Venezuela (prior to its merger with United he represented Continental Airlines in Venezuela since 1998) and Telecom Italia Sparkle, since 2009. His memberships include, the International Bar Association (IBA), the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN); Venezuelan Association of Tax Law; Miranda State Bar Association.
For more than eight years, Arnoldo also acted as a lead Venezuelan legal advisor to Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM), from the time the Company first considered an acquisition in Venezuela in 1998, until the sale of its Venezuelan mobile subsidiary (Digitel) in 2006. He was appointed by TIM to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of Digitel (2000-2006). He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Banco República (1995-1998).
Arnoldo was a professor of Internationalization and the Law , at Instituto de Estudios Superiores Administración (IESA) from 2002 to 2003. He was also a Professor of Contract Law at Universidad Católica Andres Bello (2005-2006).
Before joining D’Empaire Reyna, Arnoldo interned at Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, in Austin, Texas (1991). He obtained his Law Degree from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (UCAB) in Caracas, Cum Laude, (1988). He went on to receive an MCJ from The University of Texas, Austin, Texas (1991). Additionally, he holds a Degree in Tax Law from UCAB (1994).
Arnoldo Troconis is fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.