Marina E.Moreno

Associate

Washington + 1.202.879.7659

Marina Moreno focuses her practice on data privacy and cybersecurity. She advises clients on data privacy and compliance issues, international transfers of data, U.S. and international data breach investigations and response, and cyber governance. She has particular experience in advising clients on global data protection compliance projects, including compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), U.S. privacy laws, and data protection laws from Latin American countries. She also has experience advising clients on matters involving the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HIPAA/HITECH).

Marina also has experience advising clients on U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and other state and federal agency regulatory matters. She has assisted companies in the food, dietary supplement, cosmetic, medical device, and drug industry with due diligence audits, product labeling, product marketing and advertising, establishment registrations and inspections, and regulatory enforcement actions.

Marina maintains an active pro bono practice. She has represented women and children seeking refuge in the United States from violence in Central America and participated in health care and data privacy pro bono projects.

Experience

  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Shiseido acquires Drunk Elephant™ for $845 millionJones Day advised Shiseido Americas Corporation in its $845 million acquisition of Drunk Elephant™.
  • BBA Aviation sells Ontic for $1.365 billionJones Day advised BBA Aviation plc ("BBA") in the sale of its Ontic business to an investment fund affiliated with CVC Capital Partners for $1.365 billion.
  • Conagra Brands sells Direct Store Delivery snacks business to Utz Quality Foods, LLCJones Day advised Conagra Brands, Inc. in connection with its divestiture of its Direct Store Delivery snacks business to Utz Quality Foods, LLC.
  • PPC Flexible Packaging acquires Popular Ink, LLCJones Day represented Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and its portfolio company, PPC Flexible Packaging, LLC, in PPC's acquisition and related financing of Popular Ink, LLC, a leading provider of custom printed flexible packaging for the consumer products market throughout the United States.
  • Northstar Travel Group acquires travAlliancemediaJones Day advised Northstar Travel Group, a company owned by funds managed by EagleTree Capital, in its acquisition of travAlliancemedia, a leading marketing services, digital media, event and information company serving the retail travel community in North America.
  • Major U.S. investment company assesses cross-border regulatory compliance of newly-acquired Italian companyJones Day successfully assisted a major U.S. investment company in assessing cross-border regulatory compliance of a newly-acquired Italian company in the global food and beverage industry.
  • Riverside acquires Champion Healthcare TechnologiesJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financings of Champion Healthcare Technologies, a SaaS provider that enables hospitals to manage surgical implants throughout their life cycle.
  • M&G debtors confirm chapter 11 plan of liquidation and close sale of Corpus Christi plant for $1 billionOn December 17, 2018, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware entered an order confirming the Third Amended Plan of Liquidation (the "Plan") of Jones Day client M&G USA Corporation and eight of its affiliates (the "M&G Debtors"), which prior to the chapter 11 filing, were, along with their affiliates in Mexico, Brazil and Europe, one of the largest producers of polyethylene terephthalate resin – used for packaging applications – in the world. On December 28, 2018, after receiving antitrust approval, the M&G Debtors closed the sale of their partially constructed manufacturing facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, (the "Corpus Christi Plant") with a deal value in excess of $1 billion.
  • PPC Flexible Packaging acquires Temkin InternationalJones Day represented Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and its portfolio company, PPC Flexible Packaging, LLC (“PPC”), in PPC’s acquisition and related financing of Temkin International, LLC and the assets of Temkin Packaging Colombia S.A.S. (together, “Temkin”).
  • Conagra Brands acquires Pinnacle Foods for $10.9 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Conagra Brands, Inc. in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a $10.9 billion merger.
  • Nelson Labs acquires Gibraltar Laboratories, Inc.Jones Day advised Sotera Health's Nelson Labs business in its acquisition of Gibraltar Laboratories, a leading outsourced provider of microbiology and analytical chemistry testing for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Comar Holding CompanyJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in the acquisition and related financing of Comar Holding Company, LLC.
  • Gryphon Investors acquires majority interest in Water’s Edge DermatologyJones Day represented Gryphon Investors, Inc. as its regulatory counsel in connection with its acquisition of a majority interest in Water’s Edge Dermatology, a leading provider of comprehensive dermatology services in Florida.
  • Shiseido acquires Olivo LaboratoriesJones Day advised Shiseido Americas Corporation, a subsidiary of Shiseido Co., Ltd., a leading global cosmetics company, in connection with the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Olivo Laboratories, LLC, a startup advancing the dermatological field through proprietary biomaterials technology.
  • LeBaronBrown Industries acquires American International Chemical, Inc.Jones Day advised LeBaronBrown Industries LLC in connection with the acquisition and related financing of a majority interest in American International Chemical Inc., a leading specialty chemical and ingredients distributor based in Framingham, Massachusetts.
  • Shiseido Americas sells its RéVive Skincare brand to affiliate of Tengram Capital PartnersJones Day advised Shiseido Americas Corporation, a subsidiary of Shiseido Co., Ltd., a leading global cosmetics company, in connection with the sale of its RéVive Skincare brand to an affiliate of Tengram Capital Partners.
  • Riverside acquires Kii NaturalsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the add-on acquisition and related financing to the NuStef Baking platform of Kii Naturals, a manufacturer of all-natural artisan crackers.
  • Riverside acquires Parker ProductsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Parker Products, an industry-leading manufacturer of custom food and beverage ingredients.
  • Riverside completes sale of G&H OrthodonticsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its sale of G&H Orthodontics (G&H) of Franklin, Indiana to Altaris Capital Partners.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • October 11, 2017
      FDA's Plan for Digital Health Innovation and Associated Cyber Risks
    • May 17-18, 2017
      Second Latin American Cybersecurity and Privacy Symposium
    We use cookies to deliver our online services. Details of the cookies and other tracking technologies we use and instructions on how to disable them are set out in our Cookies Policy. By using this website you consent to our use of cookies.