María José Descalzo joins L&W as partner

María José Descalzo has joined Latham & Watkins´ Madrid office as a Commercial partner after leaving Uría Menéndez

Descalzo (pictured) has an extensive experience in advising companies, investors and private equity firms on Commercial, Financial and Regulatory issues, with particular emphasis on the energy sector.

She graduated in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and also holds a Master’s degree in Stock Exchange and Finance from the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles. Between 2001 and 2006, she worked at the former National Energy Commission (now CNMC).

Latham’s new partner is specialized in complex Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, IPOs and Project Finance, both for renewable energy and gas transmission and distribution assets. She also has experience in matters related to electricity production, natural gas, and oil products.

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