As an associate in the firm's Global Projects group, Mr. Marquez represents both domestic and foreign companies and private equity firms in a wide variety of transactions, including project financing, project development, as well as domestic and international mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Mr. Marquez has represented clients in project financing and M&A transactions in numerous countries, including Chile, Panama, the Dominican Republic, Curaçao, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica, and Mexico. His transactional experience includes a variety of industries, such as power generation (including renewable energy) and telecommunications.
Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Marquez worked as a student-attorney in the Duke Children's Law Clinic representing families in a variety of special education and disability benefits cases. Additionally, Mr. Marquez worked as a student-attorney in both the Duke Start-Up Ventures and Community Enterprise Clinics, advising start-ups and non-profits in corporate governance and entity formation issues.
Before entering law school, Mr. Marquez worked as a bilingual teacher in the Houston Independent School District as part of the Teach For America program and later as a 6th grade math teacher with KIPP Houston Public Schools.