Daniela Flores is a senior associate member of the corporate team of the firm, providing comprehensive legal services covering all aspects of corporate law to domestic and international companies, including foreign investment, corporate governance and corporate reorganizations. She focuses her practice in mergers and acquisitions, assisting as local counsel in complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions. Her practice also includes legal advice on diverse commercial and real estate transactions.
She regularly provides pro bono legal advice in favor of several non-profit organizations in Ciudad Juárez. She leads the Corporate Social Responsibility program of the firm. She has taken mediation training in the State of Texas and serves as a pro bono mediator in the El Paso County Dispute Resolution Center in El Paso, Texas.
- As part of the firm´s corporate team, assisted TE Connectivity on the sale of TE’s broadband-networks business to CommScope. This was a $3 billion US dollar project comprising more than 50 jurisdictions. Mexico was one of the most important countries involved, including corporate, customs, regulatory, labor, real estate and contract matters.
- At the request of Allen & Overy, assisted in the representation of The Carlyle Group to address all Mexican law aspects of its acquisition of the ‘Veritas’ information management business of Symantec Corporation, to implement the legal structure required to reach operational separation and the acquisition of Symantec’s Veritas unit, addressing all issues of corporate, real estate, employment and contracts law. This being an $8 billion U.S. dollars transaction.
- Worked with Winston & Strawn to assist Standard Motor Products, Inc. in its $71 million US dollars acquisition of General Cable Corporation’s automotive ignition wire business in the United States and Mexico, to design and implement the legal structure required to sell GCC’s manufacturing operations located in our country.
- Assisted Winston & Strawn to help Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP), an operations-focused private equity firm based in Evanston, acquire facilities of machinery supplier General Products Corporation (GPC). IOP’s platform company AAA Sales & Engineering, Inc. (AAASE) acquired substantially all the business, operations and assets of GPC’s Angola, Indiana facility as well as the stock of its subsidiary in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. As part of the firm’s team, worked with Winston and IOP to design a plan to acquire and integrate GPC’s operations into AAASE’s international supply framework, optimizing its tax, customs, labor and contract structure.
- Worked with Allen & Overy to assist Pentair to sell the Valves & Controls business to Emerson, as part of the firm’s M&A team addressing all the Mexican law implications of transferring the Mexican operations involved in this transaction. This included the preclosing disentanglement of Seller’s Mexican operations and all corporate, regulatory, labor, and contract matters needed to implement the Mexico portion of this transaction. This was a $3.15 billion US Dollar acquisition.
Recognitions and Memberships
- Fulbright-García Robles student.
- President of the Board of Directors of the Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Chapter Chihuahua, A.C.
- Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (2008).
- Masters in Law, New York University, School of Law (2014).
- Diploma of Comparative Law, First Cycle, Faculté Internationale de Droit Comparé (2010).
- Public International Law and Private International Law, The Hague Academy of International Law (2011).
- 49th Academy of American and International Law, Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law (2012).
- Diploma in Energy, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (2015).
Spanish, English, French and Italian.