Director of Legal Operations
Daniella’s legal background in international business and her experience as a project manager make her a well-rounded director of operations for Nolan Partners International and affiliates. She joined the NPI team in 2008 and is currently in charge of company operations, coordination between projects and affiliates, legal project management and Latin American public relations.
Daniella began her career as an attorney for one of Costa Rica’s largest and most prestigious law firms, Facio & Cañas, where she formed part of the corporate legal team for renowned international companies such as Coca-Cola Global, Gensler Architects, Oriflame Cosmetics, AOL, and DIURSA Grupo Inmobiliario. She then became a partner in Carazo Montero & Fernandez Law Firm where she specialized in real estate and development law and public relations. Her work with Carazo Montero & Fernandez included permitting and government applications, presentations and approvals, general site planning and distribution, desalinization implementation and issues relating to maritime zone law. She was appointed legal project manager for various US-based clients and was responsible for the selection and coordination of project professionals (architects, engineers, contractors, and real estate brokers), environmental and construction permitting, and providing counsel on general business structures.
Daniella is credited for her collaboration with the Costa Rican government in the implementation of more sustainable development practices. She recently participated in the research and drafting of an Executive Decree for the implementation and regulation of desalinization plants nationwide.
Accreditations: UNICEF spokeswoman for children’s rights to the United Nations, Interamercian Human Rights Court training in International Arbitration, Punto de Encuentro training in Legal Mediation, Bachelors and Juris Doctorate in Law at La Salle University, Incorporated Attorney with the Costa Rican Bar association, certified Real Estate Agent by the Costa Rican Chamber of Real Estate Brokers (Camara Costarricense de Corredores de Bienes Raíces).