RODRIGO GONZÁLEZ-DUARTE

Associate | rgonzalezduarte@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

 

Associate since 2017

Rodrigo González-Duarte Morales has been involved in the areas of real estate law, project finance, energy, and mergers and acquisitions. He has advised developers, debtors and creditors in the development and structuring of energy projects through renewable sources such as wind farms and solar projects, getting involved in real estate and contractual aspects within them.

Additionally, Rodrigo has extensive experience in regulatory issues in the infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships sector, and has participated in multiple public tenders and bids, representing both the private initiative and the government agencies and entities responsible for carrying out such processes. His experience in this sector includes bids for the assignment of public work and long-term service contracts, as well as the assignment of contracts in the areas of procurement, leasing and services.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree: Universidad Anáhuac México Norte

EXPERIENCE

  • Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., 2017
  • Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, 2014-2016

PRACTICE AREAS

MARIANA ÁVILA

Associate |mavila@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2019

Mariana colabora en el área de Servicios Corporativos de la firma asesorando a compañías en asuntos corporativos como inversión extranjera, incorporación, disolución, transformación y liquidación de sociedades, entre otras actividades relacionadas. Asimismo cuenta con experiencia en materia civil y notarial.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree; Universidad Iberoamericana, (honors) 2017

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk, Notarías Asociadas 229 y 242, S.C., 2015 – 2019
  • Law Clerk, Notaría Pública No. 132, S.C., 2014 – 2015

PRACTICE AREAS

DANIELA LÓPEZ

Associate  | dlopez@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2019

Daniela has experience advising companies regarding corporate and foreign investment matters, including corporate maintenance of companies, incorporation of new companies, mergers, transformations, spin-offs, and liquidation of companies, opening of branches and establishments, corporate restructures, among other related activities.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree; Universidad Iberoamericana,  2018

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

CLAUDIA AGUILAR

Associate  | caguilar@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2018

Claudia carries out the criminal defense of natural and legal persons in federal and state litigation throughout the country, mainly in matters related to environmental crimes, corruption, money laundering, hydrocarbons and financial crimes. She also provides compliance services for different national and foreign companies operating in Mexico, related to assessing the criminal risks to which they are exposed, as well as designing and implementing “compliance programs” in organizations to prevent and mitigate the risk of commission of corporate crimes and the attribution of said responsibility to companies and their managers, separating them from criminal acts that could be committed by their employees or third parties.

EDUCATION

  • Master in Anticorruption, Universidad Panamericana, currently studing
  • Master of Laws with Specialization in Oral Litigation (LL.M), California Western School of Law, San Diego, 2016
  • Law Degree, Universidad de Guanajuato, Law, Political and Government Division, 2014

EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant director of federal criminal proceedings, General Directorate of Federal Crimes against the Environment and Litigation of The Federal Office of Environmental Protection, 2016 – 2018
  • Administrative Officer, attached to the Third Unitary Circuit Court of the center, Judicial Branch of the Federation, Judicial Council, 2014 – 2015

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

FRANCISCO LASCURAIN

Associate | flascurain@macf.com.mx |+52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2019

Francisco has a multidisciplinary practice focused in corporate law in general, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and project finance transactions. He regularly advises both sponsors and lenders in all aspects of projects, structured and corporate finance across the energy, infrastructure and other sectors. He has participated in natural gas pipeline, LNG terminals, conventional power plants, wind energy, solar and toll road projects.

Francisco has participated in a broad array of domestic and cross-border transactions, counseling Mexican and foreign buyers, sellers, investors, borrowers and lenders. Additionally, he regularly advises both sponsors and lenders in all aspects of projects, structured and corporate finance across the energy, infrastructure and other sectors.

EDUCATION

  • Wholesale Electric Market Course; ITAM, 2018
  • Master of Laws, LL.M.; Columbia Law School, 2016
  • Certificate in Energy Law; Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2014
  • Law Degree; Universidad Iberoamericana, 2013

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreign Associate; Latham & Watkins LLP; 2016-2017
  • Associate; Galicia Abogados, 2011-2015; 2017-2018

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

PAULINA LÓPEZ

Associate | aplopez@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2012

Paulina has collaborated in the corporate area of the Firm since 2009. Experienced in matters related with mergers & acquisitions, spin-offs, transformations, winding-up processes, corporate restructures and strategic partnerships.

She has counseled Mexican and foreign investors to set up businesses in Mexico; such as, incorporating all kind of entities, corporate maintenance matters, corporate governance implementation and foreign investment compliance.

Also, experienced in obtaining authorizations with governmental agencies and formalizing and registering documents.

EDUCATION

  • Masters in International Financial Law LL.M; King’s College London, 2017
  • Law Degree; Universidad Iberoamericana, 2011

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, 2009 -2012

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

JUAN PABLO BETANCOURT

Associate | jpbetancourt@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2007

Juan Pablo has extensive experience in corporate law in general, mergers and acquisitions, and in financial law, both stock and banking. 

He has advised buyers, sellers and national and foreign investors in acquisitions, mergers and strategic alliances. He has also represented clients in the authorization, constitution and start-up of operations of various institutions in the financial sector. 

Likewise, Juan Pablo has experience representing issuers and financial intermediaries in the issuance of capital and debt, public and private, both in Mexico and abroad.

EDUCATION

  • Master in Law LL.M, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2016
  • “Drafting Contracts in English” Certificate, Georgetown University Law Center, 2013
  • Law Degree, Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2011

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreing associate, Dechert, LLP, 2010– 2011

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

RODRIGO DE BENITO

Associate | jrdebenito@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2018

Rodrigo has advised sellers and investors in the practice of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances; he also has extensive experience in general corporate law. 

He has advised companies and banking institutions on financing and restructuring operations for the development of infrastructure projects, including advising on the implementation of energy infrastructure projects for both Mexican and foreign companies.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2017

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk; Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, 2015-2018
  • Law Clerk, Chévez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía, 2014- 2015

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

SANTIAGO GRAF

Associate | sgraf@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2019

Santiago has experience in transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances among public and private entities; he has also advised local and foreign companies and banking institutions in private and public securities issuances, in both equity and debt markets taking place in Mexico and abroad. Santiago has experience in financing transactions and general corporate matters.

EDUCATION

  • Specialization Degree in Corporate Law, Universidad Panamericana, 2019
  • Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 2018
  • International Political Economy Programme, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England, United Kingdom, 2016

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, 2016 -2019.
  • Law Clerk, Public Notary Num. 227 (Lic. Carlos Morales Montes de Oca) 2015 – 2016

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

ALEJANDRO PIÑA

Associate| apina@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2019

Alejandro has advised sellers and investors in the practice of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, having extensive experience in general corporate law; he has also advised local and foreign companies and banking institutions in securities issuances. 

Furthermore, he has also advised companies and banking institutions in financing operations.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2018

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., 2015 – 2018

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS