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Haynes and Boone Mexico City Office Welcomes Jorge Labastida
MEXICO CITY – The Mexico City office of Haynes and Boone, LLP continues to grow with the addition of Jorge Labastida as a partner in the Finance Practice Group.
“We are excited to have Jorge joining the firm as he will reinforce our already strong banking and finance practice in Mexico City,” said Luis Moreno, administrative partner for the Mexico City office. “He will also add expertise to our project finance and structured securities practices, enhancing the firm’s ability to compete for infrastructure projects and structured financing in Mexico.
“Jorge will become a key member of the team that has been working in the Vitro Restructuring, the Chihuahua gas pipeline project, Rabobank projects, as well as certain securities transactions, among others.”
Labastida focuses his practice on structured cross-border finance, project and real estate finance, including securitizations, multi-jurisdictional tax-advantaged structures and structured leasing. He also specializes in trustee and bondholder agent representation, and handles work relating to derivatives, treasury products, restructurings, workouts, M&A and private equity transactions.
Labastida is ranked among the top banking and finance and capital markets lawyers in Mexico by Chambers and Partners. He was the founding partner of the Banking and Finance Practice at Bufete Labastida, S.C., and was previously a partner in the Banking and Finance group at Jauregui, Navarrete y Nader, S.C.
He received his law degree from Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico in 1990, with honors.
About Haynes and Boone
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 525 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been named one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2011) and recognized as a “Top 20 Law Firm” for culture and for diversity with respect to both women and minorities (Vault, 2012).