Eduardo Durnhofer, Esq.
Co-founder & COO
Senior Managing Partner, TruBios Ventures
Office: (301) 917-6851
Fax: (301) 576-8402
New York University, Master of Laws in Corporation Law (LL.M.)
Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Law Degree
Mr. Durnhofer is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of TruBios where he manages the daily operations of the company and oversees all corporate and legal activities, both domestically and internationally. As an attorney, a member of the New York State Bar and admitted to practice law in Mexico, Mr. Durnhofer has over 15 years of corporate law experience and his practice has focused in the areas of finance and securities, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust law, joint ventures, corporate governance, regulatory affairs and international transactions.
Prior to founding TruBios in 2009, Mr. Durnhofer was involved in the leadership and design of a transformation and modernization project to improve procurement, human resources and financial management, contracting practices as well as hearing and reconsideration procedures within the Secretariat of Administration and Finance of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. At the OAS, he also promoted the use of mediation and conciliation as mechanisms to foster communication and interaction in the resolution of disputes. Prior to his service at the OAS, he was a member of one of the most respected corporate and commercial law firms in Mexico, providing legal services to a range of U.S., European and international clients.
Mr. Durnhofer received his Law Degree with honors from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a specialized Master of Laws in Corporation Law Degree from New York University.
He published a thesis in Mexico on December 1997 entitled “Principal Effects of the Application of Chapter XIX of the NAFTA” and is also co-author of an article published on December 15, 2005, in the North American Free Trade & Investment Report entitled "Mexican Secured Transactions Law: The Long and Winding Road to the Floating Lien", and published on December 30, 2005, in the Latin American Law & Business Report entitled "Theory vs. Practice: Creditor Rights in Mexico since Creation of Non-possessory Pledge and Guaranty Trust".