Diego Mora-Jensen Garza
Diego Mora-Jensen joined the Firm in the Mexico City office in 2014. His area of expertise is commercial, financial, bankruptcy and civil litigation. He also has broad knowledge and experience in amparo trials with an emphasis on commercial, financial, bankruptcy and civil law.
Diego is one of the best-known litigation lawyers in Mexico specializing in civil, commercial and financial matters, including bankruptcy proceedings. He is frequently chosen to advise private financial institutions, and also Government authorities and national banks in the public sector.
In addition to commercial and financial aspects, Diego has developed a strong practice defending clients in tort and strict liability in high complex and novel cases.
He has also participated with great success in different corporate disputes, both for the claim of responsibilities of managers, as well as disputes between shareholders.
Diego has extensive bankruptcy and insolvency litigation experience, having advised most of the relevant creditors in high-stakes insolvency proceedings in Mexico. Also is this regard, is relevant to highlight Diego's participation in the first financial institution bankruptcy with the new procedure from the last financial laws reforms in 2014.
All of the above has classified Diego as a versatile litigator, with extensive experience and a particular awareness of the business.
At White & Case, Diego has represented:
The Mexican subsidiary of a global financial institution, in a range of litigation matters related to its credit and trustee activities.
A mayor international rail company on several disputes regarding railway accidents.
Representation of major Mexican development banks, in the debt recovery and guaranty executions.
Main and relevant participation in the first bank bankruptcy with the new procedure from the law reforms in 2014.
A multimillionaire investment recovery for a mayor state-owned pension fund, in a construction company.
A Social Media Giant and its Mexican subsidiary in the civil litigations strategy brought against a social media platform in Mexico.
Chambers, Global Practice Guide Enforcement of Judgements, Mexico, (co-author with Enrique Espejel and Joaquín Pacheco), Chambers and Partners, 2021 and 2022.
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Dispute Resolution: Civil & Commercial Litigation, Chambers and Partner 2023, Global and Mexico editions.
Leading Lawyer Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers, 2023