Powerlist Members

Adam Brenneman

Adam Brenneman photo Partner | Cleary Gottlieb

Number of years practice: 13 Principal practice areas: Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Capital Markets, Leveraged and Acquisition Finance, Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures, Project Finance, and Infrastructure Bar admissions: New York Languages spoken: English, Spanish Adam Brenneman is known for impressive work on complex multijurisdictional transactions throughout Latin America. He has emerged as a go-to lawyer …

Adrian Talamantes

Adrian Talamantes photo Partner | Holland & Knight LLP

Number of years practice: 30 Principal practice areas: Corporate, M&A, Joint Ventures, Business Transactions Bar admissions: Texas, Mexico Languages spoken: English, Spanish What differentiates your Mexico-facing practice from those of your US competitors and peers? My Mexican/US upbringing, knowledge of Mexican and US laws, and international experience, particularly in energy-related matters. As you know, Mexico’s …

Alan Sakar Azuara

Alan Sakar Azuara photo Senior associate | Clifford Chance US LLP

Number of years practice: 8 Principal practice areas: Banking and Finance, Energy and Infrastructure Bar admissions: New York, Mexico Languages spoken: English, Spanish Alan Sakar Azuara is a dual Mexican-US qualified senior associate in the Americas energy and infrastructure group. He has many years of experience advising sponsors, DFIs and major commercial banks on the …

Alberto Haito

Alberto Haito photo Senior Associate | Clifford Chance US LLP

Number of years practice:

12

Principal practice areas:

Project Finance

Bar admissions:

New York, Washington D.C., Peru

Languages spoken:

English, Spanish Alberto Haito has an outstanding record advising various financial institutions, including commercial banks, multilateral organizations, DFIs and sponsors in numerous award-winning project finance transactions in Latin America. Haito is ranked as a next generation …

Alejandro Canelas Fernandez

Alejandro Canelas Fernandez photo Associate | Cleary Gottlieb

Number of years practice: 7 Principal practice areas: Capital Markets, Corporate Advisory, Energy, Metals and Mining, Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures, Sovereign Governments, and International Institutions Bar admissions: New York Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese Alejandro Canelas Fernandez’s practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions. He concentrates on cross-border transactions, principally in Latin America. He …

Alejandro González Lazzeri

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

Number of years practice:

20+

Principal practice areas:

Banking and Capital Markets

Bar admissions:

New York, Mexico

Languages spoken:

English, Spanish Alejandro González Lazzeri plays a major role in the firm’s representation of investment banks, commercial banks and other financial institutions, strategic investors and corporations on a range of financing transactions in Latin America and …

Alexandro Padrés

Alexandro Padrés photo Partner | Shearman & Sterling

Number of years practice:

23

Principal practice areas:

Project Development and Finance

Bar admissions:

New York/United Mexican States

Languages spoken:

English, Spanish Alexandro M. Padrés believes Mexico is a foundation of his practice. At the beginning of his career in the country, he worked locally representing the Comisión Federal de Electricidad, Petróleos Mexicanos and other …

Allan Marks

Allan Marks photo Partner | Milbank

Principal practice areas: Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Finance Bar admissions: California Allan T. Marks routinely represents developers, investors, lenders, and underwriters in the development and financing of complex infrastructure projects worldwide, with special expertise in the energy, infrastructure and transportation sectors. He has participated in numerous project financings, acquisitions, restructurings, securities offerings and private placements …

Alvaro Jose Mestre

Alvaro Jose Mestre photo Partner – Chair of the Mexico Desk | Squire Patton Boggs

Number of years practice:

24

Principal practice areas:

Global Infrastructure Projects; Energy and Natural Resources; Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar admissions:

Washington DC

Languages spoken:

English, Spanish Álvaro José Mestre is a partner and serves as Chair of the firm’s Mexico Country Desk. While primarily resident in the Washington DC office, Mestre resides and works several …

Amala Nath

Amala Nath photo Of Counsel | DLA Piper

Number of years practice:

12

Principal practice areas:

Project Finance

Bar admissions:

Columbia, Maryland, New York

Languages spoken:

English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Spanish Amala Nath has over a decade of experience representing multilateral development banks, export-credit agencies, financial institutions and private equity funds on international debt financings and equity investments. Through the representations of lenders, …

Antonia Stolper

Antonia Stolper photo Partner, Head of the Latin America affinity group, Americas Regional Managing Partner | Shearman & Sterling LLP

Number of years practice: 31 Principal practice areas: Capital Markets Bar admissions: New York Languages spoken: English, 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 of the leading private practice lawyers …

Antonio del Pino

Antonio del Pino photo Partner | Latham & Watkins LLP

Number of years practice:

24

Principal practice areas:

M&A, private equity, projects and energy

Bar admissions:

New York

Languages spoken:

English, Spanish Antonio Del Pino, global co-chair of Latham & Watkins’ Latin America practice, advises companies, private equity firms, and financial institutions on cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and restructurings involving Mexico. Del Pino brings more …

Antonio Peña

Antonio Peña photo Shareholder | Greenberg Traurig P.A.

Number of years practice: 13 Principal practice areas: Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Private Equity, Financing Transactions, Corporate Governance Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese Antonio Peña represented a power marketer and its affiliated entities, in a wide range of corporate and transactional matters throughout Latin America and the United States, including efforts to enter the …

Antonio Piccirillo

Antonio Piccirillo photo Partner | Proskauer Rose LLP

Principal practice areas: Corporate finance, Capital markets Bar admissions: New York, São Paulo Languages spoken: Portuguese, Spanish, Italian Head of Proskauer Rose LLP’s São Paulo office, and based in Brazil and New York, Antonio Piccirillo is a member of the Latin America Practice Group. Piccirillo’s practice focuses principally on transactional and finance matters in Latin …

Armando Rivera Jacobo

Armando Rivera Jacobo photo Partner | White & Case

Number of years practice: 17 Principal practice areas: Corporate, finance Bar admissions: New York, Mexico Languages spoken: English, Spanish Based in White & Case’s New York office, partner Armando Rivera Jacobo is a member of the firm’s Global Project Development and Finance Group. His solid corporate-finance and transactional practice has increasingly come to centre on …

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