About Santiago A. Cueto

Santiago CuetoBoard Certified International Attorney and Founding partner Santiago A. Cueto focuses his practice on international business law with an emphasis on class action and international commercial litigation, arbitration and transactions. His practice is based in Miami, Florida.

He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, CNBC, Forbes, the National Law Journal, PC World, the Daily Business Review, the Los Angeles Business Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, Entrepreneur, and many other media outlets.

Santiago has represented Fortune 100 companies and foreign governments in a variety of complex commercial litigation and transactions matters.

Santiago’s international education and experience has served to counsel companies operating throughout the world. He currently serves as executive counsel to companies in the global supply and communications industries.

Santiago volunteers his time by assisting impoverished communities around the world. Most recently he traveled to New Delhi, India and helped to establish a literacy program for the city’s primary schools. Through his relationship with Kiva.org, Santiago has also worked to distribute microloans to struggling entrepreneurs in more than 15 countries across the globe, including Peru, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Cambodia, Indonesia, Somoa and Nepal. Santiago can be reached by email at sc@cuetolawgroup.com.

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Practice Areas

  • Class Action
  • International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • International Business TransactionsView Santiago Cueto, Managing Partner
  • Executive Counsel to Global Business

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar AssociationDocuments
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association


  • University of Florida, J.D.
    • Executive Editor, Florida Journal of International Law
  • Université de Montpellier, France, French Civil Law
  • University of Miami, M.A. (International Relations)
  • University of Miami, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, State & Federal Courts


  • Board Certified International Law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

Selected Published Works

International Law Quarterly, Digital Censorship and the Great Firewall of China, Corporate Codes of Conduct a Viable Means to Lift the Information Curtain. Vol. XXV, No. 2 (2010).

Florida Journal of International Law, Oil’s Not Well in Latin America: Curing the Shortcomings of the International Environmental Law Regime in Dealing With Industrial Oil Pollution in Latin America Through Corporate Codes of Conduct. 11 Fla. J. Int’l L.585 (cited by West Publishing Environmental Law Treatise 2010 ed., Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, New York University International Law Review).

Chapter Contributor to International Aspects of U.S. Litigation, the American Bar Association (pending).

Selected Speaking Engagements

International Aspects of the BP Oil Spill, the Florida Bar’s International Law Section Webinar Series, September, 2010.

4th International Conference on the Globalization of Collective Litigation (est. Oxford University)

Florida International University College of Law, Miami, December 10th, 2010.

international law, global business, litigation matters, global finance, fraud, class-actions, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Sarbanes Oxley, and arbitration.Contact, advice or queries always welcomed—chats over coffee also a specialty.