Luis R. Leos

Associate, Houston



Luis is an associate in White & Case's Corporate practice in the Firm's Houston office.

Luis primarily represents clients on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, private equity investments, joint ventures, cross-border transactions and general corporate matters. He also advises clients in the acquisition, joint venture, development, and financing of a wide array of infrastructure and energy projects. Trained in common law and civil law jurisdictions, Luis is able to seamlessly facilitate clients' complex, domestic and cross-border transactions by bridging differences and finding common ground.

Prior to joining White & Case, Luis was an associate in the Houston office of another global law firm and worked for two major law firms in Mexico City.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
University of Texas School of Law
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México


Advise a leading institutional investor to the global energy and infrastructure sectors on its joint acquisition with a leading energy infrastructure company of an 80 percent equity stake in GNL Quintero S.A., the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Chile.

Advised a major U.S. healthcare and insurance conglomerate in the $1.2 billion stock acquisition of a national provider of outpatient mental healthcare treatments, comprised of 32 independent brands operating across 23 states and D.C.*

Advised a global manufacturer and supplier of textiles in the automotive industry in the $13.5 million stock acquisition of the U.S. holding company of an auto-parts manufacturing subsidiary in Mexico.*

Advised a public-private partnership on the $150 million debt and note financing of its portfolio of roadside fueling and restaurant service stations in Connecticut.*

Advised an Irish consortium on the $225 million debt financing of its acquisition of 60 on-highway services plazas, located across 13 highways within eight states in the U.S. Northeast and Midwest regions.*

Advised a Dutch development bank on the $38 million debt financing of a two-phase 66 MW solar plant in the Dominican Republic.*

Advised a U.S. development bank on the $100 million debt financing of an African mobile network operator for the expansion of its mobile network operations in Angola.*

Represented an American multinational alternative investment firm in a $68 million secured financing and hedging facility of a 221 MW and a 165 MW wind-farm project in Texas.*

Advised a Houston-based, family-owned private equity firm that invests in middle-market U.S. companies on several acquisitions, add-on transactions, dispositions, and other private equity investments.*

Advised a major spirit manufacturing company on entering the Chinese market and reorganizing its distribution structure in Mexico and the Caribbean.*

Represented several biotech companies in the drafting of operational agreements and public company reporting.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case.