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Ximena Couret

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Ximena Couret is an associate in the Firm’s Dallas office and has a broad-based practice with an emphasis in international cross-border transactions. She has experience with complex global contract matters. She is a certified mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution. During her time at Northwestern Law School, Ximena served as a legal intern at the school’s Entrepreneurship Law Center advising clients on intellectual property protection and corporate formation.

Practice Focus

Ximena assists clients in realizing their corporate transactional goals through the development of strategies, structuring, negotiating and implementing all types of business matters. Ximena's practice focuses on corporate and commercial law including cross-border joint venture transactions, international mergers and acquisition, multijurisdictional corporate reorganizations, and international franchising and distribution matters involving public and private companies.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Center for Conflict Resolution - Certified Mediator
  • Dallas Bar Association - Member


  • Texas~United States (2013)


  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D.) (2013)
  • Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi (B.B.A.) (2007)


  • English
  • Spanish
  • French


Co-author, “Key Considerations for Growing Your Franchise Abroad,” The ACC Dallas – Fort Worth Chapter Newsletter, Summer 2017

Co-author, "Extracontractual Formalities of International Agreements," The Franchise Lawyer, 1 October 2015