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Natalie Flores

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Natalie Flores is currently the regional knowledge attorney for North America and Latin America in the Global Antitrust & Competition Group in the Firm's Mexico City Office. She has over ten years of experience as an attorney, and manages and executes regional and global legal content projects, training and initiatives for the Competition Group within the context of the Firm's knowledge strategy across the region.  

Natalie oversees all regional knowledge for the antitrust and competition group for the Americas, including thought leadership, client training, and publications, amongst other antitrust initiatives for the region, assisting with a diverse range of industry clients in multijurisdictional competition matters. She has experience in handling compliance, data privacy matters, and competition litigation, specifically class action. She is an active member of the Firm's various industry groups, with a focus on the Energy practice groups of Baker McKenzie.

Natalie is on the Board for Mujeres en Energias Renovables en México (MERM), an association dedicated to promoting the development of women in renewable energy, and concentrates on advocating for renewables and the empowerment of women in the sector.

Practice Focus

Natalie focuses her practice on navigating all aspects of antitrust and competition law, including compliance training and programs, advisory, transaction approval, merger control, clearance, investigations, enforcement actions, dawn raids, international cartels and antitrust litigation. Her experience focuses on a variety of industries, particularly, renewable energy.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented clients in the renewable energy, automotive, and technology sector in corporate and antitrust matters.
  • Represented clients in competition, consumer protection matters, and multijurisdictional class action litigation.
  • Represented clients in the automotive and manufacturing industry in unfair competition matters, FTC allegations, and products liability defense.
  • Advised energy and automotive companies in developing compliance programs.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Mexico Committee, Vice Chair of Diversity, Vice Chair of Social Media.

Admissions

  • New York (2010)
  • New Jersey (2009)

Education

  • Escuela Libre de Derecho (Post Graduate Diploma in Mexican Energy Law) (2017)
  • Stanford University (Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies Program ) (2016)
  • Seton Hall University School of Law (Juris Doctor) (2009)
  • Humboldt University of Berlin (Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration) (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Speaker, "Distributed Generation: Challenges and Opportunities for Distributed Solar in Mexico, Perspectives across the Value Chain," Solar Power Mexico, 2019.
  • Moderator, "Options for End Users and Grid Democratization," Electricity Reform Forum in Mexico, 2018.
  • Speaker, "Environmental and Social Impacts of the Renewable Energy Sector in Mexico," Energyear Mexico, 2018.
  • Speaker, "Solar Project Development from 0 to 100," International Congress of Energy, State of Jalisco, 2018.
  • Speaker, "Distributed Generation in Mexico," Solar Asset Management Mexico, 2018.
  • Moderator, "Construction of Solar (PV) projects in Mexico," Solar Industry Forum, American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (AMCHAM), 2018.
  • Speaker, "The Future of Utility Solar Development: Lessons Learned and Challenges with Developing Large-Scale Projects," GTM Solar Summit México, 2018.