Fabiola Medina Garnes is founding partner of Medina Garrigó Abogados (MGA). She has ample experience in public administration and private practice. Served as Head Assistant to the Chief Legal Advisor of the President of the Dominican Republic (1982-1985) and was Associate and Partner of renowned law firms in the country, concentrating her practice in Litigation, Arbitration, Administrative Law, Telecommunications Law and Tax Law. In 1992 she began a corporate career in Verizon Dominicana (now CLARO), being the Vice-President Legal-Regulatory and as well Secretary of the Board of Directors of such company (1996-2005).
She was the Dominican member of the International Court of Arbitration (ICC) (2005-2012) and is recognized for having top leadership in the field of arbitration in the Dominican Republic. Mrs. Medina presided over the Center of Alternative Resolution of Controversies of the Chamber of Commerce of Santo Domingo (CRC) and is the Second Vice-President of the Board of Directors of such Chamber of Commerce. She is co-author of the Arbitration Regulations and the Complementary Rules of the CRC and had a notable participation in drafting Commercial Arbitration Law 489-08 and the amendment of the Arbitration Chapter in Law 50-87 on Chambers of Commerce.
In addition, Mrs. Medina served as President of the Disciplinary Board of the Dominican Bar Association, the Dominican Corporate Lawyers Association (ADAE), the Institutionalism and Justice Foundation (FINJUS) and the Board of Trustees of the university Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC). She has been Professor for the most prominent universities in the Dominican Republic.