New Orleans, LA
(504) 846-7913

Lilian Wise earned her law degree from the University of Sonora in Hermosillo, Mexico where she graduated second in her class and practiced law in Mexico until June 1999. Before joining the Firm as a Louisiana attorney, Ms. Wise worked as a paralegal for a Fortune 100 Company. She was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in April 2004.

Lilian heads the Licensing function that interacts on a day-to-day basis with regulators throughout the country and supervises the attorneys and paralegals for ensuring that our debt collector and debt buyer clients are registered and licensed properly. Regularly involved in due diligence and M&A work for transactions requiring licensing expertise, Lilian has overseen some of the largest licensing projects in the country for enterprise debt collectors and debt buyers.

Lilian also heads our Latin American Business Services group to assist clients with projects, contracts and deals in various countries in Latin America, with a special focus on Mexico. As a litigator when practicing in Mexico, she is especially helpful when the Firm defends clients in Puerto RICO and Spanish is required.

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