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Melisa Ortes González
São Paulo
Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek 1600 Conjunto 112, Itaim Bibi
São Paulo-SP, 04552-080
+55 (11) 4933 2655
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 646 658 4951

Melisa Ortes González focuses on high-stakes investigations, government enforcement actions, asset recovery, and commercial, and financial disputes with a nexus to Latin America. She has broad experience in a wide range of cross-border matters involving the energy, technology, financial services, and logistics industries. Ms. Ortes González has also seconded as in-house counsel.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, she practiced at Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


  • New York
  • City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Foreign Legal Consultant, Brazil


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, LLM, honors
  • Pontifical Argentine Catholic University, School of Law (JD equivalent)


  • Spanish

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires, Member
  • Young Lawyers Committee Executive Board, Private Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires, Member
  • High Tech Law Society, Member
  • Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA), Member

Publications & Presentations

  • Contributing author, “Corporate Governance – International Series — 2nd Edition” (Thomson Reuters Argentina chapter, 2015)

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