THE TEAM
LUISA GAMBOA

PARTNER

Luisa Gamboa is a US and Colombian lawyer who founded Somos The Law Firm, a boutique law firm, which focuses on US immigration law; Colombian law; and, doing business in Latin America. Prior to establishing this firm, she was an in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 company, where for 15 years she served in different roles including Latin America General Counsel, Global Lead Counsel for Procurement and Supply Chain, and VP of legal. Before moving to the US, Luisa practiced law in Colombia, as an associate for three prestigious law firms.

 

She earned the title of Attorney-at-Law (JD equivalent) from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. She has a master in law (LLM) in Common Law Studies from Georgetown University, and a Certification in Immigration Law from American University. Luisa is admitted to practice in New York State and in Colombia, and certified by the Florida Bar as a Foreign Legal Consultant for Colombia. Not admitted to practice Florida law. 

 

A highly motivated professional with an entrepreneurial spirit, Luisa is passionate about helping companies and individuals achieve their goals. The teams she has led characterize themselves as being proactive, competitive, collaborative, and business oriented. She is fully bilingual in Spanish and English. 

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KATIA ROCHA

PARTNER

Katia Rocha is a US and Brazilian lawyer who serves as an advisor providing clients with compliance guidance, cultural awareness, and helping with customer suppliers and government relations. She also helps clients with different alternatives for their immigration needs, determining the best options and customized solutions throughout the entire immigration process. 

Katia received her Masters (LLM) in US and Transnational Law for Foreign Lawyers from University of Miami School of Law, and the title of Attorney-at-Law (JD equivalent) from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil. Katia is admitted to practice in New York State 3rd Division and in Brazil. Not admitted to practice Florida law. 

For 10 years, she was a member of the legal department at Motorola Solutions, Inc. where she served as the Latin America General Counsel and was responsible for the entire legal function in the region. Before joining Motorola Solutions, Katia practiced law in her home country, Brazil, both as in-house counsel and private practice. She is fully bilingual in Portuguese and English, and fluent in Spanish and German. She utilizes her language skills, cross-cultural experience and business relationships in Latin America to help the firm and its clients.

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MARIA ROCIO ARJONA

PARTNER

Maria Rocio Arjona is a Colombian lawyer that founded a law firm in Colombia providing clients with legal advisor in corporate, commercial, exchange, immigration and labor law and helping clients in the process of structuring and implementing business projects in Colombia. Prior to establishing her law firm, Maria Rocio Arjona practice law as an associate in one of the top ten Colombian law firms in the corporate, commercial and labor departments. 

She earned the title of Attorney-at-Law (JD equivalent) and of Commercial Law Specialist from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. She has a Labor Law Diplomat from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia. 

Maria Rocio Arjona is fully bilingual in Spanish and English, with wide experience in legal advice to clients of several nationalities and business areas. 

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JULIETA PIEDRAFITA

LAWYER

Julieta Piedrafita is an Argentinean lawyer from Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), with a master’s in law (LLM) in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University.

 

Over the last 12 years, Julieta has acquired vast experience in international commercial law serving as the lead counsel for large renowned international companies with operations in Latin America such as Motorola and ARRIS, providing legal advice for the implementation of telecommunication projects. Prior, Julieta practiced litigation for a top Bank, and as an associate in one of the top Argentinean law firms. Julieta is fully bilingual in Spanish and English. She is a member of Buenos Aires Bar Association, and currently is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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