Judith Reyes serves as General Counsel for FINCA International. As the senior legal officer, Judith is responsible for managing overall legal risk and compliance and providing comprehensive legal advice.
A seasoned attorney, Judith has progressive legal experience in tax-exempt charitable organizations and corporate firms. In her immediate prior role, Judith served as the Associate General Counsel for The Rockefeller Foundation, a private foundation that promotes the well-being of humanity throughout the world. As Associate General Counsel, Judith oversaw corporate legal and compliance matters as well as grant management and program-focused legal work. She is adept at overseeing policy, governance and ethics for not-for-profit corporations, with expertise in legal matters concerning intellectual property and external communications. Before The Rockefeller Foundation, Judith worked as a Legal Advisor for Conservation International, providing legal support for grants of endowment capital, overseeing loan transactions, conducting due-diligence on external partners, and managing risk, among others. Judith began her career in law as a Corporate Associate at two firms—Andrews Kurth LLP and Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP—working in the areas of finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate law.
Judith holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in economics from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.