EDUCATION

Columbia University School of Law, LL.M., with honors
(Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)

Universidad de los Andes, Law Degree, magna cum laude

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

New York
Republic of Colombia
Special Legal Consultant - District of Columbia

LANGUAGES

Spanish
English
Portuguese
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ATTORNEY PROFILE

Elisa Botero
Associate
EMAIL | VCARD
New York
PHONE: +1 212 696 8858
FAX: +1 212 696 6155
 

Ms. Botero is an associate in the International Corporate group. She has significant experience in structuring, drafting, and negotiating multi-million-dollar international deals, including project development and financing transactions, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures, supply agreements and other commercial contracts with particular emphasis in the oil and gas sector. A native Colombian, Ms. Botero works seamlessly in Spanish and English and is skilled at addressing complex multi-jurisdictional issues.

Ms. Botero started her career at Curtis as part of the International Arbitration group, where she represented sovereign states and state entities in various multi-million-dollar international arbitration proceedings commenced by foreign investors questioning the validity of local regulations and governmental actions under bilateral investment treaties and international law.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Botero worked for the Inter-American Development Bank, where she advised trade ministries across Latin America on export promotion and investment attraction strategies and policies. She also interned for the Working Group for the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts at UNIDROIT's headquarters in Rome.

MEMBERSHIPS

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
New York City Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

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