Gabriel Loperena focuses on corporate governance and general corporate matters; public and private offerings of equity and debt securities; mergers & acquisitions; private equity; debt; venture capital financings; leveraged recapitalizations and management buyouts; and formation, structuring, and financing of new ventures and special purpose entities. He represents clients in a variety of businesses, including SBICs and other private equity and debt investment firms, family offices, energy exploration and production companies, hospitality companies, and medical services providers.

Gabriel completed the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) Fellows Program in 2020 and remains active in the organization’s alumni efforts.



J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2010

The Tax Lawyer, Executive Editor

B.A., Harvard University, cum laude, 2006




  • Intern for Judge Rafael Diaz, Superior Court, District of Columbia


Gabriel’s representations have included the following:

  • A Houston-based mezzanine and private equity and debt investment firm in portfolio investments across all industries.
  • A New York-based SBIC in portfolio investments across all industries.
  • A Dominican Republic-based private equity and debt investment firm in portfolio investments across all industries.
  • A Houston-based energy trading company in general corporate, tax, and commercial litigation matters.
  • A Dominican Republic-based hospitality company in general corporate and other matters.
  • Privately held companies in acquisitions in various industries.



State Bar of Texas, Member

Houston Bar Association, Member

Houston Hispanic Bar Association, Member

Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member

Harvard University Club of Houston, Member

Houston Grand Opera, Board of Directors

Ars Lyrica Houston, Board of Directors

The Post Oak School, Trustee

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow, 2020