Born in Cordoba, Argentina. JD equivalent degree in 1980 from Cordoba National University. Clerked there for 3 years for a criminal law judge. Came to the U.S. in 1980 and obtained an LLM degree in 1984 from New York University. Fluent in Spanish and English. Worked always in small firm with international clientele. Practice mostly transactional but with solid litigation experience. Skillful mediator and negotiator. On a personal note, I am single, no children; love playing bridge and enjoy conversation about art, politics, philosophy and the law.