Marcos Ríos - Carey

Marcos Ríos

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 56 2 2928 22 08

Partner of Carey and co-head of the Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Insurance / Government Contracts Groups. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, government procurement, corporate compliance, insurance, real estate, and gaming law matters.

Co-author, International Joint Ventures: A Guide for U.S. Lawyers, American Bar Association (2013).

Co-author, Chilean chapter, Getting the Deal Through – Anti-Corruption Regulation (2011, 2012, 2013).

Author, Doing Business in South America, International Practitioner’s Deskbook Series, ABA Section of International Law (2011).

Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Joint Ventures in the International Arena, Second Edition, International Practitioner’s Deskbook Series, ABA Section of International Law, among other (2010).

Author and editor of several articles published in the book The International Lawyer, published by  the ABA Section of International Law, including papers on corporate issues, energy, natural resources, gaming law, labor law and other regulatory matters (since 2005).

Co-author, International Arbitration: Practical Considerations with a Latin American Focus, The Journal of Structured and Project Finance (2003).


Frequent speaker in international seminars on legal matters relevant to his practice, including corporate compliance, anti-corruption, etc.

Activities and Memberships
Member of the District of Columbia Bar.

Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Member of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, where he is acting Division Chair-Finance, Council Member and Deputy Officer Programs.

Training to Latin American subsidiaries of U.S. companies on FCPA and other compliance matters.

Former professor of U.S. Business Law at Universidad de Chile and American University’s joint LL.M. Program.

Active participant in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Competition, as final-round judge in charge of selecting the Chilean Team (2007-present).

Senior associate, Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells), (Washington D.C., 2001-2004).

International associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (New York, 1999-2000).

In-house counsel, Western Mining Corporation (Havana, Cuba, 1995-1996).


Universidad de ChileLL.B 1998

Office Location

Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Piso 43
Las Condes

Practice Areas

Corporate and M&A Law
Insurance Law

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