Alvaro Pereira

Dissertation Committee: Robert D. Cooter (Chair), Barry Eichengreen, Stavros Gadinis

Dissertation Topic: A Corporate Law Agenda for the Pacific Alliance

Research InterestsCorporations, International Law, Economics, Sustainability


Alvaro Pereira is a doctoral candidate at Berkeley Law, as well as the co-founder and president of Boalt Global Corporate Law Society. His research explores the relationship between corporate law, economic growth, and society, from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective.

Alvaro’s practice focused on corporate and bankruptcy litigation. He also has experience in commercial arbitration, trusts, and in structuring real estate projects involving foreign investments.

Before coming to Berkeley, he was a lecturer at Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, where he taught “Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations,” and “Business Associations.”

Previous Degrees: 

LL.M., Berkeley Law (2016)
LL.M., Universidad de los Andes (2012)
LL.B., Universidad de los Andes (2011)


Pereira, Alvaro, Legal Stability Contracts in Colombia: An Appropriate Incentive for Investments? (July 10, 2013). Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2013.