Dania Duncan Moreno

Dania Duncan Moreno: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Biography

Dania Duncan Moreno focuses her practice in real estate transactions. Dania has broad experience representing international and U.S. companies in the acquisition, disposition, lease and development of real estate properties for hospitality, retail, industrial and residential projects throughout Mexico. She advises clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances in a broad range of industries. She also advises developers, buyers, and financing parties in real estate development projects and construction financing secured by real estate.

Concentrations

•Real estate acquisition, development and disposition
•Mergers and Acquisitions

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017-2018
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Real Estate, 2012

(Resident, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Real Estate
  • Latin American & Iberian Practice
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Hospitality
  • Corporate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214.665.3613  Phone
214.665.3601  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Dania-Duncan
Law School Attended:
Universidad de Monterrey, J.D., 2001; University of Illinois College of Law, LL.M., 2007
Year of First Admission:
2000
Admission:
2000, México; Not admitted in Texas
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, U.S.-Mexico Bar Association
•Board Member, Mosaic Family Services, Inc.
•Member, Abogadas Mx
•Member, Dallas Women Lawyers Association
•Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
•Member, Women’s Finance Exchange
•Member, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity

Languages:
Spanish and English
Reported Cases:
Experience: Real Estate Acquisition, Development, and Disposition: Represented a U.S. full-service asset management firm in the sale of their Mexican portfolio.; Represented a real estate conglomerate in the tax restructuring of its exclusive luxury vacation housing community in Los Cabos, Mexico.; Led a due diligence of a major development in Los Cabos, Mexico.; Participated in the creation of legal strategies for a real estate client dealing with low-income residential real estate.; Participated in the restructuring of a US-based REIT of its Mexican portfolio to allow tax savings in excess of US $80 million.; Participated in the domestication process of several Mexican entities into U.S. entities, oversaw the entire real estate portion of the transaction, including dealing with more than 60 developed and operating properties located in four different states, and the creation of more than 20 vehicles to own the properties.; Participated in the purchase and development of a housing joint venture in Mexico of the real estate division of a major oil company.; Represented a U.S. full-service asset management firm in the transition of their shopping centers, with more than 250 leases, from their current property manager to a third party.; Advised a U.S. developer in connection with property issues related to the formalization of easements that involved Ejido land along the U.S.-Mexico border.; Involved in the negotiation, document preparation and closing of numerous commercial, industrial and residential real estate sales and acquisitions of improved and unimproved properties.; Served as Mexican counsel to a US full-service asset management firm in their prospective acquisition and debt restructuring of a Mexican entity in the hospitality industry.; Mergers and Acquisitions: Co-led the acquisition and sale of one of the most exclusive and luxurious hotels in Los Cabos, Mexico.; Advised a US real estate developer in the acquisition and development of a luxury hotel and residences project in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.; Represented a subsidiary of a U.S.-based REIT in the divestiture of a joint venture.; The above representations were handled by Ms. Duncan prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
ISLN:
916950307
Transactions:
Represented a U.S. company in stock purchase of a resort in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur on December 2003 and sale of the same company in September 2004 and continue to represent the company in all Mexican deals and transactions; Represented a U.S. REIT in the acquisition of a several Commercial Centers in Ciudad Juárez Chihuahua, Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico City and continue to represent the company in all Mexican deals and transactions. Represented a U.S. Company in the acquisition of a tract of real estate/development known as “Vista Real de San Miguel” located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México. We continue to represent the company in all Mexican deals and transactions. Represented a U.S. Oil Company in the acquisition of a tract of real estate located in Reynosa Tamaulipas, México. We continue to represent the company in all Mexican deals and transactions. Represented a Mexican Company in the acquisition of a tract of land located in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico. Represented a U.S. Developer in the acquisition of a tract of real estate located in the “Riviera Maya”, Quintana Roo, Mexico, as well as with the negotiation of a turnkey agreement. We continue to represent the company in all Mexican deals. Represent a U.S. Grocery Company in the negotiation of lease agreements over more than 700 commercial sites located all over México. We continue to represent the company in all Mexican deals and transactions.

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