Carla Palma is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. Prior to working in the New York office, Ms. Palma was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office.

Ms. Palma represents public and private companies and investment funds in US and international antitrust reviews of mergers and acquisitions, government investigations into allegedly anticompetitive conduct, and antitrust litigation across a wide range of industries, including technology, sports and entertainment, retail and consumer goods, energy, healthcare, and financial services.

Ms. Palma is currently a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. In her pro bono practice, Ms. Palma represents and advises clients on domestic and gender-based violence.

Ms. Palma received her JD from Georgetown University Law Center, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. She served as executive editor of the Georgetown Law Journal’s Annual Review of Criminal Procedure.

Ms. Palma served as a law clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. She also served as a judicial intern for Judge Susan D. Wigenton on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Ms. Palma attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, graduating summa cum laude.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BS in International Politics, Georgetown University, 2016
    summa cum laude