DALLAS — M. Paula Aguila spoke at the fifth annual 1L LCLD Scholars Summit during the Secrets to Success session. The panel discussed networking skills, life-work balance, and success tips for lawyers. The panelists were: Valeria Chapa Garza, General Counsel, Latin America, Honeywell International Inc.; James Ho, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Dimple Shah, Partner, Bowman & Brooke LLP; William Toles, Partner Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo LLP; and Shaun Willie, Senior Counsel, Macy’s Inc.

Nearly 175 1L students attended the summit. Scholars from around the country met for three days of intensive career orientation, professional development, and networking to prepare the Scholars for their summer internships at LCLD member organizations—an important first step towards a career in the law.

Aguila’s practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, including international litigation and arbitration, and white collar criminal defense. She defends and prosecutes substantial business disputes before the Courts of the United States and the State of Florida, as well as in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

LCLD 1L Scholars Summit in Dallas, TX

About Rivero Mestre LLP

Rivero Mestre, from its offices in Miami and New York, represents clients from investigation to verdict and appeal in complex business disputes in U.S. federal courts, state courts, and domestic and international arbitration proceedings. The firm’s practice focuses primarily on representing corporate and institutional clients in a broad range of complex commercial disputes including financial institution matters, intellectual property disputes, and litigation and arbitration relating to Latin American trade and investment. For more information, visit www.riveromestre.com.