Marcela Uribe is the Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, leading the APAC, EMEA, LATAM and Multinational (MNC) Legal organizations providing support across those businesses, globally. Previously, she held the role of Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, EMEA and subsequently expanded her responsibilities to include MNC as well. Marcela serves as the senior legal adviser and counsel to the President of Employer Services International on the legal implications of business activities ensuring that the actions meet the current and future needs of ADP across the globe.
Before being appointed Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Marcela was Vice President & International Counsel in the MNC business unit, responsible for all legal activity affecting ADP’s business in EMEA. During this time, she worked primarily on global customer outsourcing agreements but also on a wide range of issues, from opening ADP’s first office in Russia to managing disputes with clients throughout Europe.
Marcela originally joined ADP in its then Dealer Services division (now CDK Global after being spun off in October 2014) in Chicago where she worked principally on mergers and acquisitions but also on large outsourcing contracts and licensing arrangements as well. While working at Dealer Services, she represented ADP in the acquisition of Kerridge Computer Company, one of the largest acquisitions in ADP history, and several other large international acquisitions.
Prior to joining ADP, Marcela spent the first seven years of her career in the Corporate departments of two large Chicago law firms where she represented a variety of public and private clients primarily in the field of mergers and acquisitions. However, she also worked on a variety of real estate, private equity and bankruptcy-related transactions which allowed her to have a broad range of experience.
Marcela was born and raised in the United States and has been living in Paris, France for the last 15 years. She speaks four languages and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School.