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David Canales

Associate

Houston
Direct: (713) 238-1883
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David Canales is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Canales represents clients on a broad range of corporate transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, cross-border transactions, internal restructurings and general corporate matters.  Mr. Canales also counsels companies in connection with financing transactions, including public offerings and private placement of securities.
 
Prior to joining Seyfarth, Mr. Canales was in-house counsel for an international oil and gas company, where he advised on cross-border transactions and securities law, and was the liaison between the Chief Legal Officer and Latin American counsel. After graduating from Tulane University Law School, Mr. Canales was awarded a fellowship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute where he worked for the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. and Grupo Salinas in Mexico City, Mexico.
 
Mr. Canales is a native Spanish speaker and has civil law experience in Peru and Mexico.
David Canales is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Canales represents clients on a broad range of corporate transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, cross-border transactions, internal restructurings and general corporate matters.  Mr. Canales also counsels companies in connection with financing transactions, including public offerings and private placement of securities.
 
Prior to joining Seyfarth, Mr. Canales was in-house counsel for an international oil and gas company, where he advised on cross-border transactions and securities law, and was the liaison between the Chief Legal Officer and Latin American counsel. After graduating from Tulane University Law School, Mr. Canales was awarded a fellowship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute where he worked for the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. and Grupo Salinas in Mexico City, Mexico.
 
Mr. Canales is a native Spanish speaker and has civil law experience in Peru and Mexico.

Education

  • J.D., Tulane University Law School (2010)
  • B.B.A., University of Houston (2005)
    cum laude

Admissions

  • Texas

Affiliations

  • Co-Chair, Diversity Committee, Houston Young Lawyers Association (2016-2017)
  • Board Director, Houston Young Lawyers Association  (2015-2016)
  • Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee, Houston Bar Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators