Overview

Mauricio Escobar’s practice includes handling issues involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act (including government contracting), OFAC sanctions programs, and anti-money laundering laws and regulations (including the Bank Secrecy Act and the PATRIOT Act). Mauricio counsels clients on developing and strengthening corporate compliance programs and policies, and advises on potential compliance risks in the course of M&A due diligence processes. Additionally, he handles the prosecution and defense of commercial disputes (including those involving large construction projects) on behalf of corporations and individuals.

Mauricio is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston where he teaches a Construction Law and Ethics course in the College of Technology’s Construction Management Program.

Prior to joining the firm, Mauricio was an associate in the Houston, Texas office of a well-established law firm where he practiced commercial litigation.

While attending law school, Mauricio was a Member and Assistant Note & Comment Editor of the South Texas Law Review.

Mauricio has professional experience in the music and entertainment industry. He performed in the 37th Annual Grammy Awards telecast, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Grammy in the Schools, and as a professional musician for the Walt Disney companies. He has also performed as an actor, dancer, and musician in a Tony and Emmy Award-winning Broadway show. After hours, Mauricio continues to pursue his passion as a free-lance musician, composer, and music producer. Mauricio is an avid runner, triathlete, and tennis player.

Mauricio is fluent in Spanish.

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South Texas College of Law, J.D. (2006)

University of Texas, B.M., Music Theory (2000)

Admissions

Texas (2007)

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Clerkships

Court of Appeals First District of Texas - Justice Laura Carter Higley

Professional & Community Activities

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Houston Habitat for Humanity

Christian Community Service Center

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