Holland & Knight Adds Prominent Corporate Lawyer Alexandra Aguirre to Latin America Practice
MIAMI (June 21, 2022) – Corporate lawyer Alexandra Aguirre has joined Holland & Knight's Miami office as a partner in the firm's Corporate, M&A and Securities and Latin America practice groups. Ms. Aguirre focuses her practice on international mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and cross-border financing transactions, as well as private capital investments throughout Latin America and the United States. She previously was a partner with Morrison & Foerster.
Ms. Aguirre also advises families and their family offices in matters relating to running a privately held business by providing tailored corporate advice, including corporate and family governance structure, policies and procedures, succession planning, building and preserving business value, liquidity alternatives, and exit strategies.
"Many of us at Holland & Knight have had the pleasure of practicing law with Alex over the years, and we are absolutely thrilled that she has brought her talents to our firm," said Roberto Pupo, head of Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice. "Her more than 20 years of experience with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as serving the needs of family businesses and their family offices, which are some of the biggest drivers of economic growth in Latin America, is especially valuable as well-known families continue to gain influence and diversify their investments."
"I've been impressed by the growth of Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice and the obvious commitment that the firm has shown to the region," said Ms. Aguirre. "Even as political winds change and investment levels fluctuate, Holland & Knight finds ways to help its clients thrive. Since the practice is so large, I can be sure that I'll always have the support I need, whether it's in Miami, New York or in one of the Latin America offices."
Ms. Aguirre earned a J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law and a B.S. degree from Babson College. She is admitted to practice law in both Florida and New York. Ms. Aguirre is currently recognized by Latinvex as one of Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers and as a leading corporate and M&A lawyer by The Legal 500.