MIAMI, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MDO PARTNERS expands with the addition of Isis Carbajal, a Board Certified education attorney with over 35 years of experience in the Florida State University system.
Ms. Carbajal will serve as Compliance Counsel and lead the firm's new Higher Education Compliance Practice to represent colleges and universities on legal and compliance issues, including academic matters, employment and administrative law, and ethics. She will also assist higher education clients with compliance programs, including policies, training and internal investigations.
"I'm excited to join MDO Partners' impressive team of lawyers and compliance professionals," said Carbajal. "I'm looking forward to contributing to the firm's success and expanding presence in higher education." "I'm also pleased to associate with a firm that embraces and empowers women and minorities in the workplace."
"It is a privilege to have an attorney with Isis' remarkable experience join our firm," said Richard Montes de Oca, Managing Partner of MDO Partners. "With the increased complexity, global expansion, and regulatory scrutiny of higher education, Isis is highly sought after by colleges and universities worldwide." "We are thrilled to welcome her to our team and have her lead this important practice area."
Formerly, Carbajal was a founding member of the Florida International University (FIU) General Counsel's Office where she served as a senior attorney for over 20 years. Prior to FIU, she served as Associate General Counsel at the University of Florida, immediately following her role as Staff Attorney with the US Department of Education.
Carbajal was born in Cuba and is fluent in English and Spanish. She received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and her B.A., with high honors, from the University of Florida.
About MDO Partners
MDO Partners is a boutique law firm that focuses in Corporate, International, and Real Estate Law, as well as Global Compliance and Business Ethics. The firm is comprised of a solid team of attorneys and advisors with more than 100 years of combined experience, who are committed to the business goals and best interests of their clients. The firm delivers value-added services of the highest caliber, and serves as a trusted advisor to its clients, with a practical and business-savvy approach. To learn more about MDO Partners, please visit www.mdopartners.com.
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