Mr Bernardo L. Piereck > Dechert LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
United States

Work Department

Corporate & Securities


Bernardo L. Piereck represents private equity, private company and public company clients on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and general corporate and securities matters. His experience includes cross-border mergers and acquisitions involving both strategic and financial buyers, sellers and financial sponsors in inbound and outbound transactions. As part of his private practice, he also has experience in representing public corporations in Securities and Exchange Commission investigations, as well as non-profit organizations on formation, qualification for tax-exempt status and governance practices. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Piereck worked as an economist at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C. In that capacity, he led the technical economic analyses of market power abuses and anomalous market behavior in the California wholesale energy markets and participated in settlement negotiations regarding refunds, penalties, and compliance plans.


  • Florida International University, B.A., 2001, cum laude, Golden Key International Honor Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society, Dean’s List
  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude, Managing Editor of The Docket Newspaper, Member of the George Mason Law Review, Trial Advocacy Association, Hispanic Law Students Association

Lawyer Rankings

Latin America: International firms > Corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Bernardo L. PiereckDechert LLP

Dechert LLP has strong connections to Latin America-based businesses, including those in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Chile. The firm is also especially active in private equity deals that involve Latin America assets and subsidiaries. It advised Quilvest Capital Partners on the $450m sale of its portfolio company Command Alkon to Thoma Bravo; Command Alkon is a global business and a leading concrete producer and building materials supplier in Brazil. New York partner Howard Kleinman is a recognised Latin America specialist with extensive corporate relationships in the region. Washington DC partner Bernardo L. Piereck is another emerging talent in Latin America deals.