María Morena joined Allende & Brea in 2003 and heads the department of administrative and ESG and sustainability law. She was named a partner of the firm in December 2006 and is a member of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires.
In 1995, she graduated as a lawyer from the School of Law of Universidad Nacional de La Plata. In 1996, she attended the training program for lawyers organized by FORES and won the Award granted by the Bank Boston Foundation. In 1998, she gained a master’s degree in administrative law from Universidad Austral.
She has specialized in the areas of practice of administrative law, such as: bids and public contracts, administrative procedures, administrative processes, claims against the Administration, defense in punitive proceedings, regulatory advice, and consumer defense.
She has been actively involved in matters regarding the life sciences industry, and public works and infrastructure, for the sectors of transportation, drinking water, sanitation, communications, broadcasting, postal service, power, hydrocarbons and industries in general.