Mr Pascal is the chair of the Americas practice group at Haynes and Boone, LLP and has extensive experience advising multinational companies, private equity groups, and individuals with their investments throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (over 35 jurisdictions), including but not limited to advising Latin American and Spanish companies in these types of matters. He has broad experience in corporate, financial, real estate, energy and aviation projects. Some representative projects include representing US real estate developers in all aspects of their Costa Rican real estate projects, including concession projects at the Papagayo Resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. He is the editor of the chapter on South American energy appearing in Matthew Bender’s Energy Law and Transactions, and writes and speaks extensively on the energy sector in the region. He also has served as adjunct professor at SMU Dedman School of Law and University of Dallas’ Graduate School of Business. Mr Pascal is also a leader in the international bar community, having served as chair of the international law section of the State Bar of Texas, where he headed a campaign to adopt the ABA Model Rule for Foreign Legal Consultants. He serves as the Chair Elect and Director for the World Services Group, one of the largest independent international law firm networks in the world with members in over 120 countries.

He speaks English and Spanish fluently and regularly negotiates transactions in Spanish.

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