Paola Lozano is a New York-based M&A partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She is the co-chair of Skadden’s Latin America Group and the head of the firm’s Spanish language corporate practice. She has also served as a member of Skadden’s Policy Committee.
Paola has been repeatedly recognised by her clients and colleagues. Among others, she was Latin Lawyer’s ‘2019 International Lawyer of the Year’, a New York Law Journal ‘2019 Distinguished Leader’ and one of Crain’s ‘New York Business Notable Women in Law 2019’. She has also been ranked as Band 1 for corporate M&A in Latin America by Chambers (the first and only woman to achieve that ranking) and is also included as a top attorney in Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2014–2020); Latinvex Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers (2014–2020) and Latinvex Latin America Top 50 and Top 100 Female Lawyers (2013–2020).
Her M&A practice focuses on cross-border transactions throughout the Americas and globally, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as other complex corporate matters. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, multinationals, multilatinas, private equity and venture capital funds, family offices and other privately held companies.
She is admitted to practise in New York and Colombia.