Senior associate

Marcelo Rodríguez

Marcelo Rodríguez is a member of the litigation and environmental practices at FERRERE Paraguay.

He specializes in legal matters related to environmental regulations, as well as in commercial, civil and administrative litigation. His practice focuses on providing legal advice to local and international clients, with emphasis on environmental matters and risk management. In this connection he regularly counsels clients on compliance with environmental rules applicable to their activity, preparation of environmental risk and compliance matrices adapted to each client, and environmental risk and damage prevention policies.

Marcelo has participated actively in diverse environmental due diligence procedures of local companies in the context of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and business partnerships, including on carbon offset projects in which local owners or project developers participate. Marcelo also has broad experience in defending clients in environmental proceedings before administrative agencies and courts of justice.

He earned his degree as attorney in 2015 from Universidad Nacional de Asunción – UNA (Paraguay). He obtained the degree of Specialist in Environmental Management from UNA in 2016 and did a master’s in environmental management in 2017. In 2018 he earned a graduate certificate as Specialist in Governance, Political Management and Public Management at Columbia University and George Washington University.

He is currently enrolled in a joint master’s program in environmental law at Universidad del Litoral (Argentina) and Université de Limoges (France). Marcelo is licensed to practice law in Paraguay and is registered as an environmental consultant with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development.

  • Attorney, Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Paraguay), 2015.
  • Currently completing a Master’s Program in Environmental Management, Universidad Nacional de Asunción.


Dispute Resolution / Legal 500

"Marcelo Rodríguez is constantly concerned about being up to date on issues that few law firms really handle, such as environmental law"

Dispute Resolution / Legal 500

Senate approves carbon credit bill

The project aims to provide the country with a specific regulatory framework for the development of projects that seek to generate carbon credits for sale in international carbon markets, whether compliance or voluntary.


FERRERE was once again recognized for its pro bono work in the region

Latin Lawyer y Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice recognized FERRERE in its three jurisdictions.

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