Alberto de la Pena



Alberto de la Pena

Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP
Address:2323 Victory Avenue
Suite 700
Dallas, Texas 75219
United States of America
Phone:+1 214-651-5618
Fax:+1 214-200-0580
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Local Time:Wed. 16:50
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Alberto de la Pena heads the Mexico Cross-Border Practice of Haynes and Boone. He has more than 14 years of experience in cross-border work with Mexico, including investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities transactions, financing, secured transactions, telecommunications, franchising and distribution. Mr. de la Pena also chairs the Financial Services Committee of the U.S.-Mexico Bar Association.



  • English
  • Spanish

Joined the Law Firm in: 2001


Areas of Practice


Main Focus: Private Clients and Estate Planning

  • Aviation
  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Finance
  • International
  • Investment Funds and Private Equity
  • Litigation/Trial Practice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Clients and Estate Planning
  • Public Law


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

Represented public and private companies in Mexico cross-border legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, acquisition and servicing of distressed debt, anti-trust, regulatory, exports and international law. Representation in different industries, including manufacturing, maquiladora, hospitality, financial and franchising.

Represented public company in the issuance of a multi-million dollar debt in connection with Mexican law regulations, and antitrust compliance.

Represented American and Canadian banks in cross-border financing, including lending to, and obtaining security interest in Mexican companies.

Represented franchisors in corporate transactional work, regulatory, administrative filings, and trademark infringement procedures in Mexico.

Represented U.S. airline in Mexico.

Represented clients acquiring commercial and industrial real estate in Mexico.

Represented clients in corporate transactional and regulatory work in the oil sector in Mexico.

Represented Mexican carrier before the Local Carriers Board under the Mexican Telecommunications Regulations, as well as companies providing value added services.

Assist arbitrator in NAFTA International arbitration regarding NAFTA and commercial law.

Bar Admission

Texas, New York, Mexico



  • LL.M., Southern Methodist University, 2001
  • J.D., Escuela Libre de Derecho, 1994 with highest honors