• Biography

    Alberto de la Peña heads the Mexico and International Practice Groups and is a member of the Board of Directors of Haynes and Boone. Alberto is licensed to practice law in Mexico, Texas and New York, with more than 23 years of experience in advising companies doing business in Mexico and Latin America.

    Alberto is a transactional lawyer with an international litigation background. He has successfully assisted clients in complex projects and legal matters regarding Mexico and Latin America, including, NAFTA related matters, strategic M&A, secured transactions, international funds, energy and infrastructure, antitrust investigations, hospitality, real estate, aviation and maritime law, telecommunications, manufacturing, franchising and distribution, anti-corruption and compliance, internal investigations, litigation strategy, workouts and international law.

    Professional Recognition

    • Recognized in Best Lawyers in Mexico, Woodward/White, Inc., 2019
    • Recognized as a Stand-out Lawyer, Acritas Stars, Acritas, 2018-2020
    • Latin Lawyer 250, Law Business Research Ltd. – Corporate/M&A, 2016
    • Chambers Global, Chambers and Partners – Corporate/M&A: Mexico, 2013
  • Education and Clerkships

    • LL.M., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2001
    • J.D., Escuela Libre de Derecho, 1994, with highest honors
  • Admissions

    • Mexico
    • New York
    • Texas
  • Languages

    • Spanish