Roberta Gallardo

Partner, El Salvador
roberta.gallardo@ariaslaw.com

Experience

  • Roberta Gallardo is partner at Arias since 2007. She joined the firm in 1999 and became an Associate in 2003, with emphasis in the corporate, commercial, contracts and mergers and acquisitions.She is experienced in advising local and international companies in the Central American region, and in providing day-to-day legal assistance to operating companies in El Salvador. Roberta has also worked on mergers, acquisitions and project financings of significance in El Salvador and Central America, as well as providing legal advice in employment and immigration aspects to starting businesses in the country.
  • She is experienced in advising local and international companies in the Central American region, and in providing day-to-day legal assistance to operating companies in El Salvador. 
  • Roberta has also worked on mergers, acquisitions and project financings of significance in El Salvador and Central America, as well as providing legal advice in employment and immigration aspects to starting businesses in the country.

Career


  • Law Degree from Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado with honors.
  • Authorized as a Practicing Attorney and Notary Public by the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador. 
  • Program of Negotiation for Lawyers (PIL) at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Recognitions

  • Listed as Leading Individual by The Legal 500.
  • Recognized as one of the Women Leaders by IFLR1000.
  • Ranked as Market Leader by IFLR1000.
  • Listed in Band 1 by the legal directories Chambers and Partners Latin America y Chambers and Partners Global for her Corporate/Commercial practice.
  • In 2019, she was recognized as one of the Leading Lights in Latin America by Latin Lawyer and Vance Center for her Pro-Bono work.
  • Recognized by the magazine Derecho y Negocios with the Professional Projection Award 2014 in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Memberships


  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Client's feedback

  • The "extremely dedicated" corporate department co-head Roberta Gallardo ascends to the top band for the first time. She elicits praises from market sources, with one stating: "She has an excellent attitude and is always conscious of the client's needs," before hailing her as "an expert" who "inspires confidence." Gallardo receives further acclaim from peers, one of whom acknowledges her as "very knowledgeable of corporate matters and open to negotiating and finding solutions." – Chambers and Partners Global
  • Esteemed co-head of department Roberta Gallardo continues to be a highly recognised and respected name within the Salvadorean commercial sphere. A market commentator describes her as "a very good lawyer." A different interviewee highlights her capabilities acting for clients in mergers and acquisitions, while another endorses his "professionalism, academic excellence, and labour expertise." – Chambers and Partners Latin America
  • With over 20 years of experience, Roberta Gallardo stands out for her knowledge of corporate law and expertise advising local and international companies in El Salvador. – Who’s Who Legal
  • Roberta Gallardo is a leading lawyer with a broad practice encompassing project financing, foreign investment and banking transactions. – Who’s Who Legal

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