Jose is an international media, entertainment, and transactional lawyer with extensive industry experience, including serving as General Counsel of HBO Latin America and head of Business & Legal Affairs for Telemundo Network. Jose has negotiated and closed numerous multimillion-dollar domestic and international deals involving content development, acquisition, production, licensing, and distribution, as well as above-the-line talent agreements. Jose teaches Media & Entertainment Law in the Digital Age at the University of Miami School of Law and regularly lectures and writes on the subject for national publications.
Fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese, Jose regularly handles transactions both in the U.S. and globally for domestic and international clients. In addition to representing major media and entertainment companies, he has negotiated and closed multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions and transactional matters in several other industries, including telecom and technology, as well as handled corporate finance transactions for private and public companies. He also has been Secretary to Boards of Directors; served as Compliance Officer; headed Government Relations and Anti-Piracy functions; and managed litigation around the world.
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