Rodríguez & Mendosa Abogados

Carlos I. Martinez B.




  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas (1995).
  • LLM, Cornell Law School, Ithaca NY (2003).

Junior Partner - Maracaibo–Venezuela (1973)



(+58 212) 285-4944


(+58 212) 285-1379



  • Spanish
  • English

Practice Areas:


  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Investment
  • Banking Law
  • Oil and Gas
  • Environmental Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.

Professional Experience:


  • Advice to local and foreign companies with business in Venezuela in the oil, gas, insurance, banking, food, trade and environment areas.
  • In-house lawyer for oil companies.
  • Financing of oil projects.
  • Securitization transactions in Venezuelan capital markets.
  • Preparation of environmental permit manuals for oil, gas and food companies.
  • Preparation of civil and commercial contracts.

Academic Experience:


  • Former Professor of Banking Law at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas.



  • Capital District Bar Association (1995).



  • Project Finance in Venezuela. Getting the Deal Through, 2012, 2014, 2015.
  • International Banking Law and Regulation – Venezuelan Chapter. Center for International Legal Studies, 2014.
  • Legal and Tax Regime Applicable to Private Participation in the Orinoco Oil Belt Extra-Heavy Crude Oil Extraction, Processing, Transportation and Commercialization] Revista Petroguía 2011.