Technology Development, Commercialization and Business Strategy

(3 Partners / 12 Associates)

Core Specializations:

  • Technology Development and Finance
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Strategic and Business Planning
  • Corporate Restructuring/New Business Launch
  • Manufacturing and Process Innovation
  • International Project/Manufacturing Lead
  • Business Systems Development/Implementation

Practice Group Leads:


James Padilla Jr.

Senior Partner, U.S. Midwest
Secretary, NEIP Investment Placement and Asset Management Advisory Committee

Detroit, Michigan USA

Direct: 1 248 302 9131

B.A., Kalamazoo College; MSc./MMSc., Purdue University; MBA, ESC Rouen, France; MCSc., University of Detroit-Mercy.

*Full internal multilingual capabilities are available within the firm for all major Latin American, Eastern European and Middle Eastern economies.


Maria Perez

Senior Associate, Plant Sciences and Ecological Economics
Senior Advisor, Northern Eagle Investment Partnership (NEIP) Bio-Fuels and Renewables Fund

West Palm Beach, Florida USA

Direct: 1 772 519 7833

BSc., Florida State University; MSc. (Plant Sciences and Ecological Economics), Ohio State University; MBA (Corporate Finance and Accounting), University of Texas.


Kevin Pospisil

Senior Associate, Government Relations

Washington DC

*Currently on secondment within the new U.S. administration. Please contact Maria Perez at 1 772 519 7833 or Heather McMillan at 1 416 716 2959 for further information and for all transitional client service and support enquiries.

B.A., University of Washington; MBPA (International Trade and Investment), Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.


Heather McMillan

Practice Group Coordinator/Office Manager

Direct: 1 416 716 2959 (Toll Free)