Mario Fontes Speaks to Law360 About Move to Lewis Brisbois
Washington, D.C., (December 8, 2021) - Mario Fontes, who recently joined Lewis Brisbois’ Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the firm’s Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities & Corporate Finance Practices, spoke with Law360 for an article about his move to the firm.
As the article notes, Mr. Fontes has extensive experience advising U.S., Latin American, and European companies on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate disputes. He also has experience counseling prequalified bidders to acquire government telecommunication, energy, and natural resources entities.
In describing his excitement regarding moving back to his hometown of Washington, D.C., Mr. Fontes told Law360, "It is truly a privilege to return to my hometown Washington, D.C., where my foundation of legal work began.” He added, “In the past decade, it has become more apparent that the city has elevated its status as a major metropolitan hub with a thriving legal market. There is a tremendous depth of firms here with a high degree of sophistication in transactional and cross-border law, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to strengthen Lewis Brisbois' corporate, mergers and acquisitions and securities and corporate finance practices. In many ways, this feels like coming back home."
You can read the full Law360 article, titled “Lewis Brisbois Adds Corporate Law Partner In DC,” here (subscription required) and learn more about Mr. Fontes' background in Lewis Brisbois' recent press release.
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