Ms. Capote represents various domestic and international corporate clients from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and entrepreneurs with corporate matters, regulatory compliance issues, and litigation.
As outside general counsel, Ms. Capote assists clients with contract negotiation, drafting, and implementation, including, but not limited to, covenants not-to-compete and restrictive covenants, asset purchase and security agreements, buy-sell agreements, employment agreements and vendor contracts, corporate resolutions, annual minutes and by-laws. In assisting her clients with disputes, she has represented them in all phases of litigation and arbitration proceedings, including discovery, dispositive motion practice, and hearings.
Her international trade practice focuses on representing clients before regulatory agencies, such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This practice includes the importation and regulations of foods, drugs, medical devices, and chemicals.
- University of Miami, School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
- Juris Doctor, 2005
- Book Award, Federal Income Tax; Phi Alpha Delta, Executive Board Member; Hispanic Law Student’s Association, Chairperson; Just Democracy, Member.
- Florida State University, School of Business, Tallahassee, Florida
- Bachelor of Science, 2002
- Dean’s List
Chair of the Board of Directors of CNC, a non-profit charged with Nurturing Hispanic Communities that has effected 38,700 job placements, enrolled over 4,980 at risk students in our schools and graduated 465 with a regular High School Diploma, held 14 National Policy Conferences, and published over 60 policy papers, two textbooks, and scores of newspaper articles. CNC’s related organization, CODEC, build 1,900 housing units including 150 condominiums for working families.
Fluent in Spanish