Miami, Florida. December 8, 2023. Transnational Matters, a prominent legal practice specializing in international arbitration, cross-border solutions, and business litigation, is pleased to announce the addition of Andrea Simon as the firm’s Caribbean-based Managing Attorney.

“We are thrilled to welcome Andrea Simon to our esteemed team,” said Davy Karkason, Founding Attorney at Transnational Matters. “Ms. Simon’s extensive legal expertise, commitment to justice and dedication to advocating for women’s rights – align perfectly with our firm’s values. With Ms.Simon on board, Transnational Matters strengthens its ability to provide exceptional legal services as collectively we build our cross-border practice,” Karkason added. 

Transnational Matters, headquartered in Miami, has a proven track record of successfully representing clients in complex transnational arbitration and litigation across major cities worldwide, including Miami, New York, Washington D.C., Mexico City, Paris, Colombo (Sri Lanka), The Hague, Geneva, Istanbul, Dubai, Shanghai, Bogota, and London. The firm is renowned for its expertise in handling high-stakes cross-border disputes and providing counsel on compliance with international treaties and conventions.

Andrea Simon brings 14 years of distinguished legal practice to the firm. As a respected member of the Council of the Barbados Bar Association, Simon has played a key role in legal reforms and landmark cases in the Caribbean. Her expertise includes civil litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance, corporate and commercial law, family matters, real estate, and advocating for women’s equality and rights. 

In addition to her legal accomplishments, Ms. Simon is Barbados’ Principal Delegate on the Inter-American Commission of Women OAS and has served in several capacities including on the Council of the Barbados Bar Association and as President and Programme Action Officer of Soroptimist International Barbados, a member of Soroptimist International Worldwide, championing initiatives for the empowerment of women and girls. Her academic background includes a B.Sc. with Honours from the University of Miami and an LL.B with Upper Second Class Honours from the University of the West Indies. 

“Ms. Simon represents a perfect blend of knowledge, experience and passion for justice,” Karkason stated. It was also summarized that Ms. Simon’s inclusion enhances the firm’s ability to further navigate diverse international landscapes, ensuring comprehensive and culturally nuanced solutions for its clients in an ever-evolving legal landscape.

About Transnational Matters: Transnational Matters is a leading legal practice dedicated to international arbitration, cross-border solutions, and business litigation. With a global presence and a multilingual team, the firm has consistently achieved positive outcomes for clients facing complex transnational challenges.

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Transnational Matters is a legal practice focused on international arbitration, cross-border solutions, and business litigation. Based in Miami, Our firm has successfully represented clients for complex transnational arbitration and litigation across multiple big cities. When businesses are involved in high-stakes cross-border disputes or need advice and counsel on complying with international treaties and conventions, they turn to Transnational Matters.