Jackson Walker partner Marisela Peña Gonzalez was recently named among the Top 25 Business Women in Houston by the National Women’s Council.
The Top 25 Business Women award highlights high-ranking female professionals who drive change, innovate, and inspire others to succeed while contributing to the business growth and the strategic direction of their organizations. Recipients of this year’s award were recognized during a luncheon on Nov. 12, 2014, which was part of the Houston Women’s Conference.
The National Women’s Council is a non-profit organization committed to making a significant impact on the social advancement of women by promoting economic empowerment, international women’s rights, political and workplace equality, and women’s health. To read more about the organization, CLICK HERE.
Ms. Gonzalez represents clients in a variety of corporate matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures and representing Spanish-speaking clients in business matters. Ms. Gonzalez also has experience in private placements of securities, underwritten public offerings, public company reporting requirements, corporate governance issues, entity formation and contract negotiation and, in the real estate field, the preparation of office and retail lease agreements. Ms. Gonzalez received her B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center.