Lorena Barrientos is a Chilean lawyer with domestic and international experience in a broad array of business matters, and in leading work teams. She is known for her negotiation skills and collaborative team work.
She is the Chief Legal Officer of Algramo, a company that is disrupting the packaging and FMCG goods supply chain industry, by introducing smart-packaging and reuse systems, allowing small volume purchases at bulk prices. Algramo works with several global brands to incorporate Algramo’s technology into their distribution systems, in Chile as well as in other countries of America, Asia and Europe. Before joining Algramo, she worked for 13 years at Morales & Besa, one of the largest and most respected law firms in Chile, where she was director of the corporate practice. Lorena also worked as international associate at Cleary Gottlieb in New York, which has been awarded as the best law firm in Latam for several years in a row.
Lorena has been distinguished by her corporate and M&A knowledge by various legal rankings and has been included as corporate expert on its Directory by the Chilean Bar Association (2021) and has enjoyed a lifelong passion for empowering women and diversity matters.She was awarded as D&I In-House Lawyer of the Year by Chambers & Partners in 2021.
Lorena is a Judge of the Ethics Committee of the Chilean Bar Association, which enforce the ethical professional control of such association over collegiate lawyers in Chile. She is also a member of the Female Lawyers’ Committee, and of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee of the Chilean Bar Association. Ms. Barrientos also serves as Director of the Chilean Chapter of Women in eDiscovery, which is a nonprofit organization focused on providing women with legal technology education, networking, and leadership opportunities. Lorena has authored articles on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in business teams, and has been shortlisted by Chambers & Partners several years as a distinguished Diversity and Inclusion leader.
She earned her law degree at Universidad de Chile magna cum laude and got a Master in Laws in Financial and Securities Regulation at Georgetown University. She also has diplomas on Accounting & Finance, and on Leadership, Coaching and Communication. She is certified on Venture Capital, Legal Tech & Startups, Strategic Negotiation and Diversity matters.
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