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Brigard Urrutia

Alejandro Garci­a de Brigard

Alejandro Garci­a de Brigard


Brigard Urrutia

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Mr. García joined the firm in 2002. He leads the firm's Antitrust and Competition Law practice, and has experience in all areas of antitrust law, including merger control, cartels and leniency, abuse of dominance, and unfair competition. Adding to his Antitrust practice, as a member of the firm's Corporate and M&A team, Mr. García advises important local and foreign companies in connection with the structure, negotiation and closing of M&A transactions. Mr. Garcia is admitted to practice in Colombia (2005) and in the state of New York (2009).

Mr. García also holds a B.S. degree in Military Sciences with the rank of Second Lieutenant (EJC-Rsv.) from the Colombian Army's Military Academy, as well as a law degree from the School of Law of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a LL.M degree from the School of Law of New York University.


Institution: New York University School of Law
Program: Magister in Law
Degree Earned: LL.M in Law.
Year ended: 2008

Institution: Pontifical Javeriana University
Program: Law
Degree earned: Lawyer
Year ended: 2005

Institution: Jose Mari­a Cordova, Army Academy
Program: Military Sciences.
Degree Earned: Professional in Military Sciences a Second Lieutenant (EJC-Rsv.)
Year ended: 1999
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    New York State Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience

Has advised clients like SAB Miller (on the acquisition of Bavaria S.A.), Nokia-Siemens, Ericsson-Marconi, Siemens-Huntsman, Sinochem, Johnson & Johnson, Hutchison Port Holdings, Santander-ETB and LAEFM Colombia Ltda.

Worked previously for White & Case LLP (New York) as international lawyer (2008-2009). Is currently a member of the American Bar Association.


Article: An Overview of Colombian Antitrust Law
Publication: The Antitrust Review of the Americas
Year: 2011

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