Alicia Robinson is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Robinson advises oil and gas, power, industrial, and financial institution clients on a wide range of environmental matters, including climate change, environmental credits, carbon neutrality, and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS).

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Robinson was a white collar associate in the New York office of a leading international law firm.

Before practicing law, Ms. Robinson conducted work in the human rights, economic development, and energy sectors in Latin America and Europe, including for the European Energy Exchange, Ecosummit, Human Rights Watch, and Oxfam America.

Ms. Robinson is fluent in French and Spanish and proficient in a number of other languages. She received her law degree from Harvard Law School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Distinction from Stanford University.

Ms. Robinson’s representative experience includes*:

  • Providing legal and strategic analysis and advice relating to carbon offsets, including methodology development, project development, transaction documents, and applicable rules and regulations
  • Drafting precedent-setting climate change regulation for a sovereign nation
  • Providing strategic advice on greenhouse gas emissions reduction and ESG strategies, target-setting, and target achievement
  • Providing legal and policy analysis relating to the California cap-and-trade program and scoping plan process
  • Advising clients on corporate governance matters in connection with SPACs and traditional IPOs
  • Counseling various public companies on regulatory and disclosure requirements and related legal strategy
  • Assisting clients in evaluating and developing compliance and corporate governance policies and procedures
  • Representing multinational corporations in connection with civil and criminal investigations by DOJ, SEC, and other regulatory agencies
  • Conducting numerous internal investigations, including in the US, Spain, Colombia, and Mexico, and assessing potential legal exposure
  • Advising clients on anti-corruption compliance, reporting obligations, liability, and legal strategy in connection with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

*The experience listed above includes matters handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2016
  • B.A., Stanford University, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish