Daniel Maldonado-Alcántara





Daniel has significant experience in business, corporate and financial operations, and contract negotiations for international transactions. He co-chairs the Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance practice group of the firm. He advises clients on M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, commercial contracting and real estate matters. He also specializes in corporate governance and compliance matters, and has advised multinational companies, particularly from the automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device and retail industries in complex compliance investigations and risk assessments. Daniel also provides general advice and training on anticorruption and anti-money laundering issues. He has participated as a speaker in several courses and symposia regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Daniel has more than seventeen years of experience practicing law. Before he joined Sánchez Devanny, he gained significant experience serving as in-house counsel at a financial leasing company, as Corporate Legal Manager at a banking institution, and as an associate at a Mexican law firm. Daniel is fluent in English and Spanish.



Teléfonos: (+52 55) 5029-8500

Industry Practice Group

Automotive Industry Group


• Special Studies in Financial Law Institutions. Universidad Panamericana (UP) (2010).
• Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial Law. University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK (2002).
• Law Degree. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico (2000).


“A very reliable lawyer who offers precise advice.” – Chambers and Partners Global, 2020.