Anelis Villarreal

Anelis Villarreal

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Anelis Villarreal is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Houston office and is a member of the North America Transactional Practice Group. Anelis began her career with the Firm as a summer associate in 2019. Anelis’ work spans a variety of subgroups within the broader Transactional practice.

Practice Focus

Anelis practices in the areas of corporate mergers and acquisitions, as well as reorganizations where she represents companies in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters.

Anelis represents companies in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance issues, and general corporate and securities law matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assists in multijurisdictional reorganizations of major multinational corporations.
  • Represented a Fortune 500 Company in LatAm as part of a global spin-off transaction.
  • Represented a global computer security software company on the USD 4.0 billion divestiture of its enterprise business.
  • Ongoing representation of NYSE and NASDAQ-listed companies in connection with SEC reporting and disclosure obligations, compliance with stock exchange rules and regulations, and general corporate governance matters.
  • Ongoing representation of a global leader in upstream and midstream oil and gas products and services in connection with corporate reorganizations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hispanic Bar Association of Houston - Member
  • State Bar of Texas - Member


  • Texas~United States


  • University of Texas School of Law (JD with Honors) (2021)
  • University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley (BA Economics, summa cum laude) (2018)


  • English
  • Spanish