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Clifford Chance
NEW YORK, NY 10019-6131
United States


Carla Ruggero is an associate in Clifford Chance’s Corporate/M&A practice in New York and a member of the firm’s Latin America Group. Carla specializes in M&A transactions in Latin America, with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure.

Originally from Argentina and dual qualified in New York and Argentina, she regularly advises foreign and domestic buyers and sellers in the energy, banking, telecom, chemical, oil & gas (production and exploration), transport infrastructure (railway and ports) and manufacturing industries on their investments, divestments and joint ventures in the Latin America region.


Universidad de Buenos Aires (Abogada JD equivalent) 2010
Associate, Bruchou Fernandez Madero & Lombardi Buenos Aires 2010
Admitted as an abogado in Buenos Aires 2013
Foreign Law Clerk, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 2016
New York University (LLM in Corporate Law) 2018
Joined Clifford Chance 2018
Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2019

Lawyer Rankings

Latin America: International firms > Corporate and M&A

(Rising stars)

Carla RuggeroClifford Chance

Clifford Chance has an extensive record in energy and infrastructure transactions in Latin America. It is also at the forefront of advising private equity and financial sponsors on their investments and divestments in the region. With Latin America M&A specialists in its Sao Paulo, New York and Madrid offices, it has a solid pipeline of corporate and M&A engagements. The practice continues to develop its standing in Brazil transactions, notably in the fintech area, which includes venture capital funding arrangements. The Latin America team has also successfully targeted growth markets such as Ecuador and has landed a series of engagements in telecoms and data centre transactions. Sao Paulo managing partner Anthony Oldfield is a seasoned corporate and M&A specialist with impressive connections to Brazilian corporates and investors. David Brinton has an extensive record in energy, infrastructure and natural resources transactions in Latin America, including private equity investments and divestments. Thais Garcia, who splits her time between New York and São Paulo, is a fast-emerging talent with a burgeoning record in Latin America M&A and private equity transactions, especially in Spanish speaking jurisdictions. Madrid’s Javier Amantegui and Samir Azzouzi are also active in Latin America deals. Senior associate Carla Ruggero is also noted. All named individuals are based in New York unless stated otherwise.