Isabel Alcántara is the founder and principal attorney at Alcantara Law, a law firm advising mid- to small-sized registered investment advisers and foreign investors. Isabel regularly advises clients on issues related to compliance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and U.S. laws governing foreign investor visas. The firm serves clients residing in the United States and abroad.
Isabel was previously a compliance analyst at Greenwich Advisor Compliance Solutions and a New Accounts representative at Interactive Brokers Washington, D.C. office. She interned at the Office of Chief Counsel for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration while completing her law degree at St. Thomas University School of Law. Prior to embarking in her legal career, Isabel taught English at schools in Madrid, Spain for almost four years.
Isabel is a native English speaker and fluent in Spanish. She has an Associates of Arts degree in Psychology from Northern Virginia Community College (VA, USA), a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Roberts Wesleyan College (NY, USA), a Master of Arts degree in Bilingual and Multicultural Education from the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain), a Master of Arts degree in Literary and Cultural Studies of Spain and Latin America from New York University (Madrid Campus). While enrolled in law school, Isabel received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for receiving the highest score in a legal persuasion course. She was also selected to participate in the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Institute in 2019.