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Experience

Alejandro A. Sánchez-Mújica A. routinely serves as legal advisor for publicly traded and private domestic transnational companies on corporate matters in the areas of M&A, joint ventures, corporate and securities, technology transfers, licensing agreements, and intellectual property. He also represents clients in restructuring and reorganization transactions as well as public and private project financing.

Member of the Firm’s Cross-Border Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Initiative

Licensed to practice in Mexico and New York

Ranked among the top firms for Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Litigation in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” directory published by U.S. News - Best Lawyers©

Representative Matters

  • Assisted an international mining and petroleum company in a $10.5 billion dollar divestment of its onshore U.S. oil and gas assets
  • Representation of a shopping center in the negotiation of mezzanine and bank financing in excess of $1.7 billion pesos
  • Assisted the world’s biggest listed miner in a cash deal worth as much as $320 million for the sale of a copper mine in Chile
  • Represented a wind farm in the $186 million acquisition of wind turbines and the negotiation of its full-service agreement for a project in Parras, Coahuila, Mexico
  • Assisted a Mexican and U.S. customs broker in the potential sale of their business to one of the largest customs brokers in North America
  • Represented a biotech and agribusiness company in the design and implementation of joint venture alternatives to attract potential investors to help in the acquisition of real estate assets
  • Represented a major wind developer in the sale of a 120MW wind farm as well as the structuring of its power sales agreements, lease agreements, right-of-way agreements, and shareholders agreements
  • Represented a foreign agent of a bank syndicate in the out of court restructuring involving $3.1 billion pesos of debt
  • Assisted a Mexican telecom company with an exchange offer of notes and a new issuance of senior secured bonds worth a combined US$151 million
  • Counsel to a prominent multinational involved in agrobiotechnology, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, agribusiness, and pharmochemical industries in the strategy, developing, and leveraging the value of their technology and other IP assets
  • In charge of the day-to-day corporate affairs of privately held companies and documenting diverse commercial agreements
  • Represented a private university in an overhaul of its intellectual property practices and policies
  • Represented a biotech company in a joint venture focused on the development of proprietary germplasm to improve plant and animal breeding
  • Assisted a major Mexican Bank in establishing a licensing framework for their software

Prior Employment

  • Rivera Gaxiola, Carrasco y Barrera y Sánchez Mújica, 2014-2015
  • Kuri Breña Sanchez Ugarte y Aznar, 2012-2014
  • Thompson & Knight LLP, 2007-2012
  • Vázquez Ruiz Abogados, S.C., Monterrey, N.L., México, 2004-2006
  • Santamarina y Steta, S.C., Monterrey, N.L., México, 2002-2003

Honors & Affiliations

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Instructor, Masters and JD courses in Intellectual Property, La Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey (FLDM)

Education & Admissions

Education

  • L.L.M., 2007, Duke University School of Law, Award for Leadership and Community Participation
  • 2006, Duke University School of Law
  • Law Degree (J.D. equivalent), 2004, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
  • 2004, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain

Admissions

  • New York
  • United Mexican States

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish