Baker McKenzie, the world's leading law firm, announced that Daniel Esteban Sanchez Morales has joined the Firm as a partner in the Banking, Finance and Projects Practice Group. Daniel, based in Mexico City, will play a key role in bolstering the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure (EMI) industry group in Mexico using his extensive experience in this key segment of the country's economy.
Benjamin Torres Barron, Lead Partner of the EMI Practice Group in Mexico said, “We are very excited about Daniel joining our team. This hire reaffirms the direction we want to take in the growth of our practice. Daniel's experience in financing energy and infrastructure projects strengthens us and reaffirms our Firm's solid position in providing legal services to the energy sector in Mexico.”
Daniel has over 18 years of experience in the corporate, energy, finance and infrastructure sectors. As part of his career, he has advised numerous clients, including public and private multinational entities, local corporate groups, private equity funds and financial institutions, developers and real estate investors, manufacturers and retailers.
Raymundo E. Enriquez, managing partner of Baker McKenzie in Mexico added, "We are convinced that with the arrival of Daniel, we continue to strengthen our presence and legal offering in the market to provide our clients with innovative and comprehensive advice."
"I have always said that if you like what you do and are committed to your work, you will always want to be with the best. Therefore, receiving the invitation to join a team like Baker McKenzie's, to support Benjamin Torres' leadership and to strengthen the EMI group in a sector as specialized as ours, is not something that required me to think very much," Daniel Sanchez said.
Daniel has actively participated in government procurement processes with different entities, instruments and regulatory agencies. He has also advised clients on anti-bribery laws, anti-corruption practices and the prevention of unfair competition in countries such as Mexico, the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan.
His professional experience includes a law degree from the Universidad de la Salle, numerous courses and seminars at prestigious entities and a distinction as Top ProBono Lawyer, in 2016 and 2017.
He is the latest addition to Baker McKenzie, which has secured 88 rankings in a wide variety of practice areas in the most recent edition of Chambers Latin America 2020. The Firm also obtained 170 individual rankings for its lawyers in the region and continues to maintain its position as the number one legal services firm in LATAM.