Mark A. Lopez has advised multinational clients in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, private equity and corporate financings throughout Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States. He is proactively involved with clients assisting them to grow their businesses.
Mark has participated in a range of complex cross-border transactions throughout Latin America, involving such countries as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Spain.
Mark has had experience with the private banking industry, having completed a secondment with the local private banking branch of a major international bank where he served as Interim Director of Compliance.
Areas of Concentration
•Mergers and acquisitions
•Corporate and securities
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Chambers Global, Banking & Finance, 2014-2016
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009, 2011 and 2013-2016
•Listed, Latinvex, Latin America's Rising Legal Star, 2015
•Listed, The M&A Advisor, 40 Under 40, 2014
•Listed, Latin Trade magazine, Rising Legal Stars of Latin America, 2014
•Team Member, Corporate/M&A - Law Firm of the Year, Chambers Latin America Awards, 2014
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate & Finance - International Counsel in Latin America (Florida-Based) Chambers Latin America Awards, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2016
•Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network's 2012 Turnaround Atlas Award for Turnaround of the Year - Upper Mid Markets for the pre-packaged Chapter 11 restructuring and recapitalization of Satelites Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
•Member, Winning Team, Latin Lawyer's Deal of the Year - Restructuring Award, 2012
•Team Member, Top Corporate Firm as selected by Corporate Directors, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (10th year), Annual Legal Industry Research Study, 2002-2009, 2011-2012
•Selected, The M&A Advisor, Winning Deal Team - Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (Over $100mm), 2011 Turnaround Awards, 2011
•Team Member, Focus on Latin America - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-Based), Chambers Latin America Inaugural Awards for Excellence, 2009
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Co-Author, 4 Enforcing Investors' Rights in Latin America: Some Basic Considerations, International Comparative Legal Guide, May 27, 2016
•Featured, Greenberg Traurig Represents $75M Investor in Mexican Oil Business Daily Business Review, April 28, 2015
•Mentioned, Greenberg Traurig Announces 2011 Promotions, Latin Lawyer, February 2011
•Law Clerk, Greater Boston Legal Services Immigration and Refugee Clinic, 2000