Augusto Figueroa Sierra


born 1950; admitted, 1980, Colombia.

Education: Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (Doctor in Law, 1975); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (M.A., 1976; Ph.D. candidate (All But Dissertation, 1979). Certified as Foreign Legal Consultant in Colombian Law in the State of Florida (1999 to date);

Experience: Senior Attorney, Cavelier Abogados (1981-1986); Founder and main partner, Figueroa Sierra & Asociados Abogados (1986 to date); Founder and President, Figueroa Sierra & Asociados, LLC, 1999 to date; President of the Foreign Investment Committee of the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, (2009-2014); Partner, Parra Rodríguez Abogados (2013 to date).

Languages: Spanish and English (first language).

Practice Areas: Corporate; Administrative and Commercial Contracts; Foreign Investment and Exchange; Oil and Gas; Taxation; Residential Public Services Regulation (Gas and Power); Finance; Administrative and Civil Litigation, Arbitration.