Melba Alcántara Cornelio

Melba Alcántara Cornelio

Associate Attorney at Headrick. Admitted to the professional practice in 2011. Her exercise is focused in the areas of Business Law in general, Tax Law and Intellectual Property.

Co-author of the Dominican Republic chapters published by Law In Context: VAT & Invoicing Requirements Helpdesk and Cahiers De Droit Fiscal International. Collaborator of the Insolvency and Restructuring guides published by Chambers, Latin Lawyer and Getting the Deal Through.

Melba Alcántara received her Bachelor of Laws, Summa Cum Laude, from Universidad Iberoamericana in 2011. She obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) in Tax Law from Instituto de Empresa (IE) in 2013. She is fluent in English and Spanish; and has basic knowledge of French.


  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax Law
  • Corporate Law


  • Dominican Bar Association (CARD).