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Energy; Corporate; Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects; Mergers and Acquisitions; Business Restructuring and Insolvency; Projects, Engineering and Construction; Finance; Latin America


Partner, Houston INDUSTRY SECTORS: Energy and Natural Resources Group Infrastructure Transportation Financial Institutions Sports and Recreational Facilities Energy Litigation and Arbitration Power Oil, Gas and LNG Mining AREAS OF FOCUS: Energy International Latin America Project Development and Finance Public-Private Partnerships


José Luis Vittor focuses his practice on infrastructure and other project development and finance transactions, primarily assisting clients in the energy and infrastructure industry. He also has extensive experience in commercial and corporate transactions, public and private partnerships, and international arbitration. José Luis provides counsel and representation to some of the world's largest banks and corporations, corporate boards, and top management in commercial and corporate transactions, project development and finance, cross-border banking, mergers and acquisitions, and direct foreign investments in and out of Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the United States. He is a former president and a member of the board of the Instituto Argentino del Petróleo y Gas, Houston, an independent business relations trade organization comprised of multinational energy companies. He also is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Brazil. José Luis is a foreign legal consultant with the state of Texas.


Portuguese Spanish German


Member, Buenos Aires Bar Association Officer, International Bar Association Founder member, Society of British and Argentine Lawyers


LL.M, University of Houston Law Center, 2003 Postgraduate Degree in International & U.S. Domestic Law, University of Texas at Dallas: The Center of American and International Law, 1993 J.D., University of Buenos Aires, 1989


Legal 500 US, Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts, 2012

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