Karen Nigrinis is an attorney who has 11 years of professional experience in legal, tax consulting, and audit services. She was previously associated with two Big Four firms in Colombia, where she worked as a manager in charge of national and foreign clients in sectors including oil, gas, mining, infrastructure, and finance. She also has experience working for local law firms, such as Sanclemente Fernández and Paniagua y Tovar Abogados.

During her professional career, Ms. Nigrinis has conducted investigations and audits related to fraud and case analysis regarding equity comparison. She has worked as an independent consultant in forensic investigations and investigation projects related to financial and tax matters in high-complexity litigation. She has lectured at Del Rosario University in Bogota on proofs in tax law and legal matters for administration.


Rosario University
B.S., Tax Law, 2007

Employment History

Paniagua Abogados
2006 - 2007

2007 - 2009

Sanclemente Fernandez Abogados
2009 - 2011

Ernst & Young Colombia
2011 - 2012

2012 - 2015

Independent Consultant
2015 - 2017



Scholarship, Tax Law, Rosario University 2007


Professional Affiliations

Colombian Institute of Tax Law, Member