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Cara Rodriguez

Irvine
(202) 280-3261
crodriguez@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

California, New York, Washington DC


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Corporate/Transactional
Emerging Growth
Energy
Project Finance
Energy, Resources and Projects
International Mergers and Acquisitions


ACCREDITATIONS

EDUCATION

American University Washington College of Law (JD)
American University School of International Service (MA, Intl Economic Development)
George Washington University (BA)


LANGUAGES

English

Cara brings 18 years of legal experience leading complex commercial transactions in a global market with extensive experience in infrastructure development, financing, mergers & acquisitions/ownership structuring, construction, and general counsel expertise.

She prides herself on client satisfaction based on her ability to bring sound business judgment to the legal environment and becoming part of an efficient team with her clients, capable of delivering fast and innovative legal and business solutions while proactively managing risk.

In her most recent role as Assistant General Counsel at of a Fortune 200 NYSE corporation – she had responsibility for both greenfield development and M&A in emerging markets with developing regulatory frameworks. Additionally, Cara supported other areas including procurement, joint ventures, service contracts and general corporate matters - negotiating deals which touched all corners of the globe.

Prior to this, she was an attorney at both Troutman Sanders LLP, and Paul Hastings LLP, representing clients on complex transactions and in all aspects of development, finance, and construction. Her practice also included M&A, joint ventures, and partnership structuring.