Maurizio Levi-Minzi is a corporate partner, a leader of the firm's Latin America Practice Group, and Co-Chair of the firm's Energy & Natural Resources Group. He has nearly 20 years of experience in complex cross-border M&A and project finance transactions. Mr. Levi-Minzi regularly represents strategic investors and private equity groups in transactions involving energy and natural resource assets in Latin America and in the U.S.
Mr. Levi-Minzi is recognized as a leading lawyer in Latin America by Latin Lawyer (2012) and by The Legal 500 Latin America (2013). He is a contributing author of The Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report and The Deal. Mr. Levi-Minzi also co-chairs the program "Doing Deals in Emerging Markets: BRIC and Beyond (2012)" of the Practising Law Institute. He is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University, where he teaches cross-border M&A. Mr. Levi-Minzi is a 1993 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Golden Gate University. Prior to joining the firm, he was a banker with NMB Bank (ING Bank) in New York. Mr. Levi-Minzi is fluent in Italian and Spanish and understands Portuguese.