Federica M. Castro is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Corporate & Securities practice based in Houston. Her practice focuses on corporate, merger & acquisitions and energy project development with an emphasis on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Federica was a senior associate in the Caracas office of Baker & McKenzie, concentrating her practice in general corporate and M&A transactions. She represented international and local clients from variety of industries, including energy, pharmaceutical, food and manufacturing industries, on a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactional matters.

Federica earned her J.Ds from Emory University School of Law and Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela), respectively. She also earned an LL.M in International Commercial Law from the University of Nottingham (U.K.). She is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and Venezuela. She is fluent in Spanish and English. She is also proficient in French.

Spoken Languages

  • French
  • Spanish


Andres Bello Catholic University, LLB, cum laude

Emory University, JD

University of Nottingham, LLM


  • Texas