Cristina is an experienced lawyer with over 10 years’ experience as a corporate transactional lawyer. She works closely with clients who rely on her to not only address their business issues that have legal ramifications, but also to collaborate in achieving their strategic objectives. She works extensively on corporate formation, including drafting operating agreements, shareholder agreements and resolutions; mergers and acquisitions; private capital raising transactions; preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts in a broad range of industries, including Fintech and information technology and services; employment and restrictive covenants agreements and other day-to-day legal counsel and advice.
Prior to joining Alvarez & Diaz-Silveira, Cristina was an associate at Jones Day in Miami and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York, focused on capital markets transactions and Latin America where she worked on a wide range of transactions, including SEC-registered and Regulation S and Rule 144A issuances of equity and debt securities, follow-on offerings, private placements, tender and exchange offers, and liability management transactions, as well as corporate governance issues, including periodic reporting requirements and stock exchange rules and regulations.
Cristina also completed a fellowship with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice of the New York City Bar Association, and was based in Bogota, Colombia and Mexico City, Mexico, where she consulted with local law firms, universities, and non-profit organizations to evaluate and enhance their pro bono practices. She also collaborated with the predominant pro bono organization while living in Santiago, Chile.