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Atanasio Fernandez



Atanasio “Tacho” Fernandez concentrates his practice on commercial matters, working closely with English and Spanish-speaking clients of all sizes, from individuals to large corporations.

Tacho handles complex, high profile commercial litigation, guiding KBG’s clients through each phase of the litigation process.  Where possible, Tacho assists clients in resolving disputes before litigation to avoid needless legal expenses.

In addition to marshaling clients through litigation and other commercial disputes, Tacho helps clients navigate the negotiation and execution of various commercial agreements, including those for financing, supply and distribution, and professional services.

Tacho began his career as an associate in a commercial boutique firm, gaining deep experience in surety law and the construction industry. He received his law degree from Washington & Lee University School of Law and was Lead Articles Editor at the international law journal, the German Law Journal. During law school he spent a summer clerking at the First Court of Appeals of Texas, and he presented at a United Nation’s Office of Drugs and Crime expert workshop in Tirana, Albania, in relation to the UN Convention Against Corruption.

Admissions, Skills & Interests

  • New York State; NYC Bar Association (Energy Committee); U.S. District Court for the Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Southern District of N.Y.
  • Native fluency in Spanish