Almudena is a doctoral student at Georgetown Law, where she focuses her research on the intersection between outer space law and security & defense. She received her LL.M. in National Security Law from Georgetown University, where she was the recipient of Georgetown’s Thomas Bradbury Chetwood, S.J. Prize for the most distinguished academic performance in the program.
Almudena is admitted to practice law in Spain, and prior to her studies at Georgetown, she was a practicing attorney at Spanish law firm Uría Menéndez, where she specialized in international arbitration and litigation, focusing primarily on construction, technology, and engineering contracts.
She holds an LL.B. and a Double Masters from the University of Navarra. During her undergraduate studies, she worked as a policy advisor at the Spanish Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, where she focused on matters relating to the Security Council and the Committee on Disarmament and International Security, and assisted in the preparation of the successful campaign of Spain to the Security Council for the 2015-2016 biennium.