AXEL MIRANDA represents clients on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, private offerings, and private equity and venture capital fund formation and investments. He has extensive experience in general corporate law and corporate governance, advising on a range of complex cross-border transactions involving countries in North, Central and South America, Europe, and Asia. Axel regularly assists corporations and venture capital funds in financings, strategic investments, and cross-border licensing and technology transactions. He also represents domestic and multinational clients on investments in, and acquisitions of, major professional sports teams in the United States and abroad. The Legal 500 Latin America recognized Axel as a “Rising Star” for his work in Corporate and M&A (2023 and 2024) and recommended him for City Focus: Miami (2024).
Prior to joining Sidley, Axel served as a corporate associate for two global law firms in their Miami offices and was recognized by Latinvex in 2020 as a “Top 25 Rising Legal Star” in Latin America. He graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where he was the recipient of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Scholarship, the Carl McGowan Fellowship, the Edward and Darlene Meier Scholarship, and the Public Service Star.
Axel is fluent in Spanish, Italian, and English.