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Naomi De León practice includes, among others, implementation and development of infrastructure and energy projects, public procurement, corporate law and banking law.
Naomi joined White & Case in 2014. She is a member of the Firm's Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance group in Mexico City. Naomi has also participated with the M&A group in several due diligences, reviews regarding corporate matters, administrative requirements and real state.
Within her practice in the energy sector, Naomi has experience in negotiating and concluding contracts as well as in obtaining the permits to the Energy Regulatory Commission and other authorities.
Naomi has actively participated in bidding procedures before various entities, agencies and government authorities.
She assisted several clients in understanding the Mexican legislation in accordance with the Energy Reform in 2013, and secondary laws thereof in a variety of sections, such as natural gas, hydrocarbons and electric power.
She represented and assisted a client in successfully prequalifying for the Round One process as well as the negotiation and signing of several contracts thereof.
Naomi represented The Bank of China, the fourth-largest bank in the world and the oldest bank in China, on obtaining authorization to incorporate and operate a banking institution in Mexico.
Naomi represented Shinhan Bank Co., Ltd., the largest bank in South Korea, in the process of obtaining a license to incorporate a multiple banking institution in Mexico. This license is the first one granted to a Korean bank in Mexico.
Thesis, "Competitiveness in the natural gas industry: consequence of a structural reform", Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico