• Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Santa María de los Buenos Aires, Facultad de Derecho
    (Law Degree, with honors, 1998) El Derecho Award for academic distinction

Bar Admission

Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires

Biographical information

Mariela has over 17 years of experience advising international companies on M&A transactions as well as corporate and antitrust matters involving a wide range of industries, including digital cable television, alcoholic beverages, cement, supermarket, dairy, mining, fishing, consumer food products and banking.

Her practice also extends to banking and finance matters. She has advised both issuers and underwriters on public and private corporate bond issues, including on notes qualified as “negotiable obligations” under Argentine law. Mariela also routinely advises clients on their interaction with financial regulatory and self-regulating bodies, including the Central Bank, the National Securities and Exchange Commission and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange. Her experience also includes representing both creditors and debtors in structured workouts, restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

Mariela has also worked extensively in compliance matters, having created and implemented in-house programs to train management on various substantive matters, and having drafted policy manuals geared at fostering client compliance.

For each of the last several years, she has been recognized as a leading practitioner in Argentina by Chambers & Partners publications.


Spanish, English and Italian.