Janelle Rodriguez-Mena


Janelle Rodriguez-Mena concentrates her practice on international and domestic transactional matters involving capital equipment, including aircraft and vessels. Ms. Rodriguez-Mena counsels foreign and domestic corporate and individual clients in connection with the acquisition, sale, structuring, financing, and leasing of aircraft, engines, and aircraft parts. A substantial portion of her practice is dedicated to registering foreign-owned aircraft using available alternatives for non-citizens, planning and implementing tax-efficient structures, and ensuring compliance with all applicable FAA, DOT, and other governmental rules and regulations.

Ms. Rodriguez-Mena earned her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami School of Law and is admitted to practice in the State of Florida. Ms. Rodriguez-Mena was awarded the Dean’s Merit Scholarship for her three years of law school. While in law school, she served on the Executive Board of the Inter-American Law Review and was an extern for the University of Miami Human Rights Clinic. Ms. Rodriguez-Mena was recognized for her dedication and commitment to the community by providing over 500 pro bono volunteer hours throughout her law school career. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Rodriguez-Mena interned for Florida Supreme Court Justice C. Alan Lawson.

  • Aviation Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Conversant in French
  • 2019, J.D., University of Miami School of Law
  • 2016, B.A., Political Science, Business Law, and Psychology, University of Miami
  • The Florida Bar
  • National Business Aviation Association
  • International Law Society