Powerlist Members

Adam Brenneman

Adam Brenneman photo Partner | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Number of years practice: 11 Principal practice areas: Energy, aviation, bankruptcy and restructuring, capital markets Admissions: New York Languages spoken: English and Spanish One of the most promising up-and-coming US lawyers currently working in the Mexican market, Adam Brenneman has advised on capital markets offerings and transactions of some of Mexico’s leading companies, including Corporación …

Adrian Talamantes

Adrian  Talamantes photo Partner | Morgan Lewis

Number of years practice: 28 Principal practice areas: Corporate, finance and investment management, energy transactions Bar admissions: Mexico, Texas Languages spoken: English and Spanish Mexican-born, Adrian Talamantes has deep experience in the structuring, documentation, and negotiation of energy-related agreements in connection with projects, investments, and divestments. In this context, he has worked on agreements for …

Alan Sakar Azuara

Alan  Sakar Azuara photo Special legal consultant | Clifford Chance

Number of years practice: 7 Principal practice areas: Projects and energy, project finance, M&A Bar admissions: Mexico, New York, District of Columbia (special legal consultant) Languages spoken: English and Spanish Alan Sakar Azuara is a dual Mexican-US qualified member of Clifford Chance’s Americas Energy and Infrastructure Group. He frequently acts for US and Mexican entities …

Alejandro Gonzalez Lazzeri

Alejandro  Gonzalez Lazzeri photo Partner | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Number of years practice: 16 Principal practice areas: Banking, corporate finance, project finance Bar admissions: New York, Mexico Languages spoken: English and Spanish ‘Very hardworking, technically very sound and well-connected in the market’ is how one client describes Alejandro Gonzalez Lazzeri, a Mexico City born lawyer who made partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & …

Alexandro M. Padrés

Alexandro M.  Padrés photo Partner | Shearman & Sterling

Number of years practice: 22 Principal practice areas: Project development and finance Bar admissions: New York, United Mexican States Languages spoken: English and Spanish Active on projects spanning conventional power, renewable and alternative energy and oil and gas, Alexandro Padrés has deep expertise in Latin America-related work. The majority of his work is Mexico-focused and …

Allan T. Marks

Allan T.  Marks photo Partner | Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Number of years practice: 27 Principal practice areas: Project, energy and infrastructure finance; M&A Bar admissions: California Languages spoken: English and Spanish A member of Milbank’s project, energy and infrastructure finance group and Latin America practice group, Allan Marks has represented developers and lenders in financings, including airports, toll roads, and gas-fired, wind, solar, and …

Alvaro Mestre

Alvaro  Mestre photo Partner and chair of Mexico desk | Squire Patton Boggs

Number of years practice: 22 Principal practice areas: Compliance, cross-border M&A, global project development Admissions: District of Columbia, Maryland Languages spoken: English and Spanish Alvaro J. Mestre is a partner resident in Squire Parron Boggs’ Washington, DC office and chair of the firm’s Mexico Country Desk. He represents a range of institutions in all aspects …

Alyssa Grikscheit

Alyssa  Grikscheit photo Partner | Sidley Austin

Number of years practice: 24 Principal practice areas: Alternative investment funds, private equity, M&A Bar admissions: New York Languages spoken: English, French and Spanish The largest US law firm without a Mexican office, Sidley Austin partners with a variety of local firms with specialised expertise. This, says Alyssa Grikscheit, who co-chairs Sidley Austin’s Latin American …

Antonia E. Stolper

Antonia E.  Stolper photo Partner; regional managing partner for the Americas | Shearman & Sterling

Number of years practice: 29 Principal practice areas: Capital markets, finance, compensation, governance and ERISA Bar admissions: New York Languages spoken: English and Spanish Shearman & Sterling’s regional managing partner for the Americas, head of the Latin America affinity group and a member of the firm’s Capital Markets-Americas practice group, Antonia Stolper ranks as one …

Antonio del Pino

Antonio del Pino photo Partner; co-chair of Latin America practice | Latham & Watkins

Number of years practice: 23 Principal practice areas: M&A, private equity, projects and energy Bar admissions: New York Languages spoken: English and Spanish Co-chair of Latham & Watkins’s Latin America practice, Antonio Del Pino specialises in multi-jurisdictional corporate and private equity transactions, and has longstanding experience in restructuring and project finance, particularly in the energy …

Antonio Peña

Antonio Peña photo Shareholder | Greenberg Traurig

Number of years practice: 18 Principal practice areas: Corporate, finance, M&A Bar admissions: Florida, Mexico Languages spoken: English, Portuguese and Spanish A shareholder at Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office, Antonio Peña has extensive experience in the US, Spain and Mexico. Prior to joining the firm, Peña served as general counsel at major Mexican financial institution, Banamex. …

Armando Rivera Jacobo

Armando Rivera Jacobo photo Counsel | Debevoise & Plimpton

Number of years practice: 16 Principal practice areas: Corporate, finance Bar admissions: New York, Mexico Languages spoken: English and Spanish Armando Rivera Jacobo is a counsel based in the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton’s corporate department and finance group. He focuses on financing transactions both in the US and internationally, including project financings, …

Arturo Carrillo

Arturo  Carrillo photo Partner | Paul Hastings LLP

Number of years practice: 21 Principal practice areas: Corporate finance, capital markets and M&A Bar admissions: New York Languages spoken: English, Italian and Spanish With a broad and diverse practice including cross-border capital markets and liability management transactions, mergers & acquisitions, and joint ventures, Arturo Carrillo has represented private and state-owned foreign companies, banking groups …

Augusto Ruiloba

Augusto  Ruiloba photo Associate | Shearman & Sterling

Number of years practice: 12 Principal practice areas: Project development, project finance Bar admissions: New York, Peru Languages spoken: English and Spanish Augusto Ruiloba is native Spanish-speaking associate in the Project Development and Finance Group, he has extensive experience in energy and infrastructure projects in Mexico, working under prominent partners such as Gregory Tan, the …

Bernardo Piereck

Bernardo Piereck photo Partner | Dechert

Number of years practice: 10 Principal practice areas: Corporate, corporate governance, energy and natural resources, life sciences, M&A and private equity Bar admissions: District of Colombia, Virginia Languages spoken: English and Portuguese Appointed partner at Dechert in January 2017, Bernardo Piereck has a broad corporate transactional practice with a strong private equity element that reaches …

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