Mr. Umaña has been managing partner of Brigard & Urrutia since 2012 and partner since 1990, with more than 30 years of experience. He splits his time between several practice areas and is particularly commended for his knowledge in infrastructure, public procurement, utility law and natural resources law.
Per Chambers and Partners, Mr. Umaña is highly renowned for his expertise as a “skilled negotiator” and “praised for his experience and sharp technical knowledge”.
Mr. Umaña graduated from the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario and holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Jurisprudence from New York University School of Law, which he obtained in 1985.
Recognized in Corporate/M&A, Public Law and Projects by Chambers & Partners Latin America- 2016 and in Corporate M&A in Chambers and Partners Global 2017.
Recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate M&A and Projects in Legal 500-2016.
Firm: Brigard & Urrutia Attorneys
Position: Managing Partner
Entry Year: 1990
University: New York University School of Law
Program: Comparative Jurisprudence
Degree: Master in Comparative Jurisprudence
University: Colegio Mayor de Nuestra señora del Rosario