Mark A. Lopez: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Mark A. Lopez

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Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone305.579.0500

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Financial Institutions
  • Global Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0500
Fax: 305.579.0717
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Mark-A-Lopez
 
University University of Miami, B.A., Economics/History, cum laude, 1998 Honors: University of Miami's Henry King Stanford Scholarship; Florida Academic Scholars Scholarship; Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Activities: Federation of Cuban Students; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International; Dean's Corps Peer Counseling
 
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 2001; La Alianza, Hispanic Law Students Association Harvard Law School Student Funding Board
 
Admitted2001, Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, International Bar Association

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

•Guardian Ad Litem, State of Florida, 1997-98

 
LanguagesSpanish
 
BornMiami, Florida, August 26, 1976
 
Biography

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 represented clients in cross-border transactions involving such countries as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Spain.

Mark has 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

•Private equity

•Finance

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The M&A Advisor, 40 Under 40, 2014

•Listed, Chambers Global, Banking & Finance, 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

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009, 2011 and 2013-2014

•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13 th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

•Team Member, Corporate & Finance - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-Based), Chambers Latin America Awards, 2010, 2011 and 2013

•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

•Member, team ranked as a top corporate law firm in Miami as selected by corporate directors, in the annual Legal Industry Research Study, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (10th year), 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

Internship

•Law Clerk, Greater Boston Legal Services Immigration and Refugee Clinic, Boston, Massachusetts, 2000

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Mentioned, Greenberg Traurig announces 2011 promotions, Latin Lawyer, February 2011

Associated News & Events

09.26.14 Greenberg Traurig Represents Investor Infraestructura Institucional in the Establishment of Sierra Oil & Gas

09.25.14 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Corporate/M&A Law Firm of the Year - International Counsel in Latin America' at 2014 Chambers And Partners Latin America Awards for Excellence

07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

05.02.14 Greenberg Traurig's Mark A. Lopez and Daniel Serota Named 2014 '40 Under 40' Legal Advisors by The M&A Advisor

03.18.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Worldwide Recognized by Prestigious Chambers Global Guide

01.09.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives Three M&A Advisor Awards

09.23.13 The American Lawyer Ranks Greenberg Traurig Miami's Summer Associate Program First Overall Among Miami Firms

09.23.13 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Corporate & Finance Law Firm of The Year (Florida-Based)' at Fifth-Annual Chambers and Partners Latin America Awards for Excellence

05.31.12 Greenberg Traurig Listed as a Top Corporate Firm for the 10th Time in Corporate Board Member magazine

05.07.12 18 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by Daily Business Review During its 2012 Top Dealmakers of the Year Awards

Published Articles

02.01.12 Latin American M&A Spotlight

 
Reported CasesRepresented special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) in the $900 million acquisition of an international press and media company.; Represented consortium of U.S. investors in the submission of a bid for the acquisition of $3 billion of non-performing loans.; Represented a U.S. private equity fund in a $115 million cross-border acquisition of the Mexican subsidiary of a prominent U.S. home builder.; Represented the Argentinean shareholders of a developer of on-line games to a publicly-traded leading social gaming company.; Represented numerous start-up and development stage companies in connection with the sale of their capital stock to venture funds and angel investors in private placement offerings.; Represented a publicly traded global Internet connectivity and infrastructure provider in an $88 million and $60 million follow-on offering.; Represented Latin American and Caribbean branches of U.S. financial institutions in financing transactions, including secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated credit facilities.; Represented U.S. investment fund in the purchase of publicly traded Mexican certificados bursatiles preferentes.; Represented a publicly traded electronic security services company in a $45 million private placement offering of notes, warrants and preferred stock.; Represented sellers in public offerings of tenancy-in-common interests, or TIC interests.; Represented a global Internet connectivity and infrastructure provider in a one-for-ten reverse stock split.; Served as Interim Director of Compliance of an Edge corporation bank as part of a secondment.; Provided compliance counseling in respect of the USA PATRIOT Act amendments to the Bank Secrecy Act and the implementation of the PATRIOT Act's enhanced due diligence, customer identification program and anti-money laundering program provisions.
 
ISLN915934230
 
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Office Information

Mark A. Lopez

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131




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