Juan is an associate at Vela Wood PC, where he practices in the areas of commercial litigation and general corporate law. He specializes in partnership disputes, corporate governance, contract drafting, and negotiation. Juan has represented domestic and international clients and has guided them through a myriad of business transactions, ranging from general operational issues, to structuring their companies in a general counsel capacity, to cross-border dispute resolution. He has represented startups and established businesses in multiple fields, including agriculture, manufacturing, real estate, oil and gas, logistics, tech, design, health care, retail, and art. Juan speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish and French and is able to provide bilingual representation upon request.
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“Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.” – B. C. Forbes
Fun Facts about Juan Ramos
- Juan is a sixth-generation cattleman raised on a ranch in New Mexico.
- He believes the best way to eat is family-style, especially when sharing medium-rare Bonsmara steaks.
- Juan attended New Mexico Military Institute, by choice.
- He has visited five of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
- Juan loves road trips, his longest drive being from Madrid to London—nonstop—after a volcanic ash eruption in Iceland.
Juan received four B.A.s in Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, and International Studies from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas in 2011. He then graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2015, where he completed three Certificates: Business Law with Financial Services and Commercial Law Concentration, Energy and Natural Resources Law, and Real Estate Law Practice.
Juan is passionate about helping companies reach their goals with sound corporate and legal counsel. His pursuits of knowledge and cross-cultural awareness have led Juan to travel the world, living in France and England after leaving his hometown of Chihuahua, Mexico. Juan has an entrepreneurial urge for adventure, and his love for food cannot be understated. He lives to eat, not the other way around. Juan enjoys traveling to satisfy his constant curiosity while seeking inspiration for his ever-growing cookbook and bonding with friends and family as often as possible.
Some of Juan’s recent representations include:
- Represented a Mexico City-based candle manufacturer in a corporate expansion to the United Sates.
- Represented a Dallas-based work/live space company in corporate structuring and development.
- Represented a Dallas-based clothing company in a share-holder buyout.
- Represented a Houston-based private investment and advisory firm in a corporate structuring.
- Represented an Austin-based charcoal company in a share-holder buyout.
- Represented a Marfa-based bootmaker company in a corporate re-organization.
- Represented a Dubai-based development company in a sizeable asset registration.