Carlos has extensive experience as a lawyer. His resume below shows why he is an exceptional resource for business leaders that want to design compliance systems to avoid government investigations.
Administrative Policy consultant responsible for evaluating, drafting and updating all corporate policies of a healthcare non-profit. Advise on alternative funding sources through government and private sector donors.
Advisor to commercial real estate developer, Eisenman and Rosen LLC, for landlord tenant issues under the Los Angeles rent control guidelines. Successful in working closely with developer and negotiating with numerous tenants to expedite eviction process in a manner which was fair and equitable to all parties. Expedited development while avoiding litigation.
Technical consultant on scenes involving criminal justice components for a Discovery Channel Crime series episode. Currently authoring a book on media and political influences on the criminal justice system.
Strategic policy consultant for a medium sized healthcare company, All About You Home Healthcare LLC. Advised on how to expand business and spearheaded negotiations with numerous health insurers to settle over $1,000,000 in billing errors. Reorganized the company’s management protocols and administrative policies and worked closely with insurance executives to remove penalties, reconsider overbilling issues and retroactively correct accounts which allowed company to remain in business.
Business management consultant to estate of former World Champion Boxer, Johnny Tapia. Evaluated business and developed strategic plan for the enterprise to diversify and more efficiently brand and market. Consulted on movie production related to Mr. and Mrs. Tapia to be filmed by major studio as well as business consulting to a biography previously filmed on HBO.
Owner of Anasazi Construction providing remodeling work and for both residential and commercial properties. Lead or supporting actor in various commercial and theatrical projects in both English and Spanish to include shows on Discovery ID, Telemundo2, HP Tough pad, independent projects, and background work on feature films.
Consultant/Lobbyist, Washington, D.C.
Advisor to State, Tribal, and Local Governments, Educational Institutions, and non-profit entities, for inter-governmental affairs, legislative and appropriations proposals, and partnership building. Consulted Government of Spain on economic and cultural initiatives within the U.S. Recognized for diplomatic and business negotiation abilities in partnering diverse interests with conflicting goals. Successful in developing and implementing trade discussions for economic development between the Spanish Government, Spanish film production companies seeking funding, and Spanish renewable energy corporations with State, Tribal, and Local Governments in the United States. Spearheaded personal meetings and discussions with HM King Juan Carlos, HRH Prince (now HM Felipe,) Prime Minister Rodriguez-Zapatero of Spain, and senior diplomatic officials and business leaders on trade and cultural exchange agreements with State of New Mexico and Indian Tribes. Credited for using personal/professional relationships to gain access and meetings with Spanish officials and royalty successfully develop and develop a plan for his historic visit to City of Santa Fe, NM who at the time were competing with other U.S. Cities, to secure HMs attendance at events commemorating the 400th anniversary of Spanish settlement in the U.S. Responsible for developing and executing a trade and economic development visit between then Governor Bill Richardson and the upper echelons of Spanish business and Government. Advisor on public private partnerships for business expansions.
Consultant/Lobbyist, Nordhaus Law Firm, Washington, D.C.
Director of lobbying and governmental affairs for boutique Law Firm representing Native American Governments and Organizations. Worked with all branches of Federal and State Governments on legislative and appropriations issues. Specific work specialties included natural resource management, land to trust approval, infrastructure funding, and inter-governmental cooperation. Managed the development of Federal and State projects by consulting Firm attorneys on legal and technical requirements for Congressional and State Legislature approval. Responsible for developing public relations and media strategies as part of reaching client objectives. Recognized as New Mexico Outstanding Attorney of the Year for expertise in inter-governmental affairs and strategic negotiations and partnership building by personally developing the strategy and successful execution of a historic legal settlement of decades long litigation on behalf of Firm’s largest client. Award also recognized work in personally initiating and facilitating a peace and cooperation agreement between Acoma Pueblo and Spain, which had not established relations for more than 400 years.
Senior Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Senior Counsel to U.S. Senator John S. McCain (R-AZ) in his capacity as Committee Chairman. Responsible for overseeing the staff and operations for the Subcommittee on Competition, Foreign Commerce, and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Product Safety. Jurisdiction included oversight of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and U.S. Auto industry, professional and amateur sports, current issues affecting the U.S. consumer, and trade and tourism issues. Key role in the Committee’s investigation of Enron, anti-doping measures in professional sports, reform of U.S. Boxing, the U.S. Olympic Committee, developing Corporate Reform legislation, legislation on fuel efficiency thru Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards (CAFE), increasing access of generic pharmaceuticals to the marketplace, the Do-Not-Call list, and SAFETEA-LU. Worked closely with U.S. Senators, senior Congressional staff, various corporations and non-with interests before the Committee, environmental, groups, and press office to reach legislative goals. Responsible for drafting public statements on behalf of Senator McCain on issues within the respective jurisdiction of each Subcommittee. Position required the ability to oversee many diverse business interests with the U.S.
Legislative Director/Counsel, Office of Representative Tom Udall
Legislative Director and Counsel to former Congressman and current U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM). Achieved fast track promotion within three months of being hired as a Legislative Assistant in November 1999. Responsible for overseeing legislative and appropriation initiatives, legislative staff, speech writing, constituent correspondence, and public relations matters relating to Congressman’s policy objectives. Developed an effective management plan for legislative staff and operations. Employees trained now hold senior staff positions in U.S. Congress and Administration. Worked closely with State and local leaders, advocacy groups, and media on numerous matters related to the Congressional District to include diversity in the workforce issues and matters pertaining to economic development. Specific experience negotiating on behalf of Congressman on issues specific to his membership on the Committees on Natural Resources, Small Business and the Veterans Affairs. Key successes initiated on behalf of Congressman Udall included the creation of a community based outpatient clinic in Santa Fe, NM, working with House and Senate leadership to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Navajo code talkers, the designation of National Historic trails on behalf of the Navajo Nation, and working with appropriations committees to secure hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of local constituencies.