Aynel Alvarez Guerra is a Foreign Staff Associate in the Corporate group.

His experience includes mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance with a special focus on cross-border and multijurisdictional transactional work. He has also provided pro bono service to non-profit entities in the Boston area.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Aynel was a Foreign Associate at K&L Gates LLP working in their Latin American Practice. Additionally, Aynel interned at the international arbitration group of a top global law firm.

Prior to his departure from Cuba in 2007 to pursue an international legal education, Aynel worked as a legal advisor at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he provided advice on multilateral and bilateral legal issues. He focused on work involving sovereign immunity and the status of state-owned enterprises in international litigation and arbitration. A member of the Firm's Latin America Practice Group, Aynel is also part of the Firm's Cuba Initiative to assist clients in transactions and matters related to Cuba.

Aynel is fluent in Spanish and French and reading knowledge of Portuguese.


Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2010
Higher Institute of International Relations, Diplomacy Certificate and Master on International Relations, 2004
University Of Havana, Faculty Of Law, LL.B., magna cum laude, 2001

Bar Admissions

Not admitted in the U.S.


Co-author, "Foreign Investment in Cuba: 'sin prisa, pero sin pausa' (Raul Castro’s version of 'slowly but surely')," Corporate Counsel, May 2015