Carla Rita 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 corporations in antitrust merger reviews, government investigations, and complex commercial litigation across a wide range of industries, including technology, energy, healthcare, life sciences, and financial services. 

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

Education

  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
  • BS, International Politics, Georgetown University, 2016

Languages Spoken

  • English