Ileana represented and counseled global energy companies and other multinational clients in complex commercial litigation and disputes concerning financial, construction and contractual issues, and multiparty disputes, including class actions. Ileana has had extensive trial, arbitration and dispute-resolution experience representing both domestic and international companies.

A significant part of Ileana's practice involved advising and representing financial institutions and their officers and directors.

Ileana maintained a diverse civil litigation practice in the defense of business torts claim. These included tortious interference with business relations, defamation and unfair competition, defense of wrongful death and serious personal injury lawsuits, toxic tort litigation, and claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Ileana, who was born in Cuba and is fluent in Spanish, regularly represents international clients in Europe, Mexico and other countries in Latin America.

Ileana is a member of DLA Piper's North American Pro Bono Committee.