Alicia is a member of HMB’s Business and Finance Group. She focuses here practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance transactions and general corporate matters.
Partnering with public and privately-held companies, lenders and private equity firms across industries, including oil and gas, pharmaceutical, chemical and manufacturing, Alicia helps clients with a variety of transactional needs, including mergers and acquisitions, entity and joint venture formations and corporate financing matters.
Prior to joining HMB, Alicia was an associate at Dentons Cohen & Grigsby in Pittsburgh, PA, where she represented the firm’s strategic and financial clients in general and environmental corporate and transactional matters. She was also an associate in the Environmental Transactions Group at Latham & Watkin in Houston, TX, where she handled a variety of environmental matters on behalf of companies, private equity funds and lenders in connection with transactions, capital market offerings and financing projects. Alicia also practiced at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. where she focused on advising clients in areas of federal, state and local regulatory compliance counseling and litigation, and the representation of corporate clients in connection with internal, congressional and executive agency inquiries and investigations.
Attentive and Personable
Clients rely on Alicia for her affable demeanor and technical acumen. They appreciate her calm and personable approach in high-pressure situations, and she’s often looked to as more than just a skilled attorney, but as someone to lean on in all situations.
Prior to joining HMB, Alicia–
Westbury High School, Alumni Distinction Award, 2019
Human Rights Right, Pro Bono Star Award, 2016
Pi Alpha Alpha, Public Administration and Public Policy Honor Society, 2006
Alicia has maintained an active pro bono practice that has included representing immigrants seeking asylum and other forms of relief, a criminal defendant before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, low-income residents in Texas and Washington, D.C. in connection with estate planning matters, and non-governmental organizations in connection with the analysis of various regulatory matters.
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