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Gabriela E. Palmieri

Counsel
Gabriela advises clients on complex joint venture, private equity, venture capital, and real estate investments, as well as on the corporate governance of private companies.
Gabriela Palmieri, Counsel, ArentFox Schiff

Gabriela represents US and non-US high net worth individuals, family offices, and private companies in domestic, cross-border, and multi-jurisdictional investments and transactions. Understanding the intricate relationship that exists between an individual or family and their businesses, Gabriela provides cohesive advice that goes beyond a single transaction and balances her clients’ business and personal goals.

Gabriela is a strategic thinker and a trusted advisor who deeply listens to her clients to understand both their long- and short-term goals. She analyzes legal matters from multiple perspectives and proposes strategic and holistic solutions that help clients achieve their ultimate goals.  She is also a pragmatic advisor with a down-to-earth style that facilitates the efficient resolution of complex matters.

She is a proud Latina, fluent in Spanish, and committed to working with the Latin American community living or investing in the United States. 

Client Work

Gabriela has been the exclusive New York general counsel to a globally located, ultra-high-net worth family office and their US private companies since 2013. Her representative experience includes:

  • Acting as general counsel to the sponsor of two real estate funds that have developed and managed a portfolio of more than 1,000,000 gross square feet.  
  • Advising various ultra-high net worth individual investors in their multimillion-dollar private equity and venture capital investments in the US. 
  • Representing a private company in connection with a joint venture for the acquisition, operation, and disposition of multiple hotels in the US.  

Previous Experience

Gabriela started her legal career at a global law firm in Caracas, Venezuela. She then moved to New York as a tax and corporate associate for two highly regarded New York-based law firms. 

Boards, Memberships & Certifications

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Golden Seeds