Diego Gómez-Cornejo focuses his practice on complex domestic and cross-border business transactions, with an emphasis on the representation of multinational companies and private equity firms in connection with mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, investments and other commercial activities. He also advises both publicly-traded and privately-held companies (including portfolio companies of private equity firms) on matters relating to corporate finance, venture capital and growth equity investments, recapitalizations, joint ventures, securities offerings, corporate governance and general corporate advice. He takes a thoughtful and proactive approach in supporting clients at all stages of transactions and has experience drafting and negotiating a wide spectrum of commercial contracts. Diego is also a frequent speaker and contributor to legal publications on M&A-related matters.

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  • Represented Sterling Capital Partners in its acquisition of Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) and Universidad Americana, Costa Rica (UAM) from Laureate Education, Inc.
  • Represented Atlantic Street Capital in the formation and investment in United Veterinary Care, LLC and multiple add-on transactions and financing-related issues
  • Represented Great Point Partners, LLC in its growth recapitalization of Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care, a leading provider of pediatric urgent care services in Texas

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  • Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Star in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016 – 2020


  • Texas Minority Counsel Program, the State Bar of Texas Office of Minority Affairs’ flagship program offering client development, networking and CLE opportunities to attorneys in Texas, Steering Committee Member (2017 to 2020)
  • American Bar Association, International Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee Member
  • Hispanic National Nar Association, Member


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010
University of Texas at Arlington, Honors BA, summa cum laude, 2007


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Diego E. Gómez-Cornejo

Insights & Events / Media

Deal Points (ABA Mergers & Acquisitions Committee) / Fall 2017

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / October 18, 2017

Special Report / July 2017

Practical Law (Thomson Reuters) / March 9, 2017

Dallas, Texas / McDermott Event / February 16, 2017