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Dania Duncan Moreno

Dania Duncan Moreno focuses her practice in real estate transactions. Dania has broad experience representing international and U.S. companies in the acquisition, disposition, lease and development of real estate properties for hospitality, retail, industrial and residential projects throughout Mexico. She advises clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances in a broad range of industries. She also advises developers, buyers, and financing parties in real estate development projects and construction financing secured by real estate.


  • Real estate acquisition, development and disposition
  • Mergers and Acquisitions




  • Represented a U.S. full-service asset management firm in the sale of their Mexican portfolio.
  • Represented a real estate conglomerate in the tax restructuring of its exclusive luxury vacation housing community in Los Cabos, Mexico.°
  • Led a due diligence of a major development in Los Cabos, Mexico.°
  • Participated in the creation of legal strategies for a real estate client dealing with low-income residential real estate.°
  • Participated in the restructuring of a US-based REIT of its Mexican portfolio to allow tax savings in excess of US $80 million.°
  • Participated in the domestication process of several Mexican entities into U.S. entities, oversaw the entire real estate portion of the transaction, including dealing with more than 60 developed and operating properties located in four different states, and the creation of more than 20 vehicles to own the properties.
  • Participated in the purchase and development of a housing joint venture in Mexico of the real estate division of a major oil company.°
  • Represented a U.S. full-service asset management firm in the transition of their shopping centers, with more than 250 leases, from their current property manager to a third party.
  • Advised a U.S. developer in connection with property issues related to the formalization of easements that involved Ejido land along the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Involved in the negotiation, document preparation and closing of numerous commercial, industrial and residential real estate sales and acquisitions of improved and unimproved properties.°
  • Served as Mexican counsel to a US full-service asset management firm in their prospective acquisition and debt restructuring of a Mexican entity in the hospitality industry.°
  • Co-led the acquisition and sale of one of the most exclusive and luxurious hotels in Los Cabos, Mexico.°
  • Advised a US real estate developer in the acquisition and development of a luxury hotel and residences project in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.°
  • Represented a subsidiary of a U.S.-based REIT in the divestiture of a joint venture.

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Duncan prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.


  • Listed, Latin Lawyer, "Latin Lawyer 250 - Practice Recognition: Real Estate & Tourism," 2020
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017-2018
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Real Estate, 2012
  • Member, U.S.-Mexico Bar Association
  • Board Member, Mosaic Family Services, Inc.
  • Member, Abogadas Mx
  • Member, Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, Women’s Finance Exchange
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity


  • LL.M., University of Illinois College of Law, 2007
  • 法務博士, University de Monterrey, 2001
  • Mexico
Registered Foreign Legal Consultant in Texas; Admitted to the practice of law in Mexico.
  • 英語
  • Spanish