Karem Pesántez Peláez

Karem Pesántez Peláez

Senior Associate
  • Email: kpesantez@robalinolaw.com
  • Resumen: Karem provides legal consulting and sponsorship to large local and foreign companies in different areas, including Regulatory, Labor, and Civil Liability, and others.
  • Idiomas: Spanish and English


Karem leads the technical legal defense of the clients of Robalino Abogados.

She has 10 years of professional experience, including holding the position of Director of Legal Sponsorship in the Ministry of Production, Foreign Trade, Investments and Fisheries (2021), and also acted as the delegate of the ministry as the sanctioning authority on fishing matters.  Previously, she provided internal legal advice in the Secretariat of Communication of the Office of the President of the Republic (2020), was the Director of Legal Consulting and Sponsorship for the Office of the Vice President of the Republic (2019), was the Director of Legal Consulting at the Ministry of Labor (2017).

Karem also spent two years in the Internal Revenue Service as a Senior Prosecutor, and in the Office of the State Attorney General as a Litigation Specialist. Both positions provided her with the opportunity to sponsor and defend the institutions on a national level.

Over her career, Karem has specialized in contractual enforcement, labor law, constitutional law and administrative law.

Activities & Memberships

Mediator of the National Mediation Center of the Judiciary, Quito – Ecuador, 2018.


Bar Association-Ecuador.