"Carmina and José Antonio possess the strategic business and legal experience required to support the growth of our Mexico City office," said José Raz Guzman. “We congratulate them on their well-deserved elevations and look forward to having them as ambassadors of our Mexico City office.”
MEXICO CITY (PRWEB) March 22, 2018
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is proud to announce that its Mexico City office has elevated Carmina Mogollón González and José Antonio Butrón Quintero to shareholder. Mogollón González previously served as of counsel with the firm. Butrón Quintero had served as senior associate.
“Carmina and José Antonio possess the strategic business and legal experience required to support the growth of our Mexico City office. Through their innovation, fast-moving dedication to our clients, and commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, we are confident that they will enable more sustainable integration and value creation across Mexico City and throughout the firm,” said José Raz Guzmán, Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Mexico City Office. “We congratulate them on their well-deserved elevations and look forward to having them as ambassadors of our Mexico City office.”
As a result of Greenberg Traurig’s commitment to diversity, female attorneys make up 50 percent of the firm’s 2018 new shareholder class. This strong focus on diversity is also reflected through the firm’s Executive Committee where 24 percent of members are women. In the last five years, Greenberg Traurig has hired more than 500 female attorneys.
“As I reflect on my professional trajectory, I am grateful for all of the support I’ve received from colleagues over the years. Since joining the firm in 2015 with Víctor Frías, I’ve had the pleasure of working with talented attorneys who derive their strength and creativity from the vibrancy of our differences,” Mogollón González said. “I am incredibly proud of our team’s success and look forward to achieving more milestones while working together.”
Firmwide the firm announced the elevation of 42 attorneys to shareholder from 21 of the firm’s offices and 14 practice areas. The firm reported firmwide revenue for FY2017 of $1,477,180,000, an increase of 7.28 percent over 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year of record-setting revenues for the firm. Additionally, the firm’s Profit per Equity Partner increased 5.42 percent to a record $1,634,000.
“Since joining the firm’s Miami office back in 2012, I have been very proud of being part of our amazing Latin American Practice group, to which our Mexico City office contributes significantly with a diverse team of talented attorneys. I truly appreciate the trust that our office management has placed in me and look forward to continuing my cross-border transactional work in Mexico and the U.S., looking to consolidate and enhance the position we have earned within the Mexican market by providing high-quality legal services,” added Butrón Quintero.
Mogollón González focuses her practice on global data protection and privacy matters. In her new role, she will continue to advise clients on complex issues related to evaluating and strategically managing personal data protection. Mogollón González is also experienced on a variety of commercial matters involving the development and implementation of information privacy as it relates to mergers and acquisitions, compliance, and other transactional issues. Licensed in Mexico, she holds a Law Degree from Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master’s in International Business from the Grenoble Graduate School of Business in Grenoble, France.
Butrón Quintero focuses his practice on project finance, mergers and acquisitions, banking, structured finance and securitizations, capital markets, and corporate law matters. In his new role, he will continue to represent leading Mexican and U.S. clients on domestic and cross-border transactions. Licensed in Mexico and New York, he holds an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a graduate degree in business from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Law Degree from Escuela Libre de Derecho.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.