Fernando García Gómez | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Fernando García Gómez
Fernando García Gómez

Fernando García Gómez

Associate, Mexico City

T +52 55 5540 9641

E fgarcia@whitecase.com

Overview

Fernando Garcia's practice has focused mainly on administrative law, commercial and constitutional litigation including, among other areas, consultation and litigation in public procurement, antitrust, regulatory and telecommunications. He also has experience in anti-dumping proceedings, international arbitration, corporate, financial and banking law.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2012, Mr. García worked at the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit in the Legal Department of Public Credit (2010) and at a prestigious law firm in Mexico City.

Mr. García has also participated in different pro bono matters, such as aiding in research for the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice on Latin America Truth Commission and research for the Supreme Court of Justice in Mexico in regards to the regulation of hearing systems in different countries, in both cases in strong collaboration with lawyers from offices of White & Case around the globe.

Bars and Courts

  • Authorized to practice law in Mexico

Education

  • Constitutional litigation degree, Universidad Panamericana
  • Attorney at Law (Abogado), Universidad Panamericana

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Experience

A concessionaire of rail services in the country against several acts of the Ministry of Communications and Transport, its main competitors and debtors. In addition, Mr. García has been involved in performing law amendment proposals and lobbying activities in the interests of the client.

One of the main participants in the telecommunications sector against the granting of concession titles to exploit and operate the 2.5 GHz frequency band, which is one of the most appreciate radio spectrum frequency bands to provide Fourth Generation Services such as Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) Mobile technology.

The Confederation of Potato Producers against the acts of the Mexican Government that allow the importation of fresh potatoes in prejudice of sanitary measures and environmental sustainability of potato production, as well as implementing a strategy to avoid the imposition of new mitigation measures to import fresh potatoes without the necessary academic and technical support.

A company in the decorative coatings and paint manufacturing industry against the determination issued by the Federal Antitrust Commission to declare it with substantial market power.

The only Mexican concessionaire of orbital positions and satellite services, for very specific and highly complex matters including the elaboration of legal amendments and lobbying to allow foreign investments in satellite concessionaires, the amendment of its concession title to reduce the bandwidth granted to governmental affairs and the request for the authorization to complete the de-orbitation of a satellite with an expired lifespan.