Renata Madariaga

Associate, Madrid



Renata is an associate in the Disputes Department of the Madrid office.

Renata focuses her practice on commercial litigation, arbitration proceedings (both domestic and international), and competition litigation.

Máster IE- UM Professional Development Program for Lawyers
IE Business School
ICADE Law and International Relations Degree
Exchange studies
Creighton University School of Law




Renata's representative experience includes assistance to: 

  • Advising Apple on a collective claim brought by a consumer association in Spain and against several collective actions in other countries*.
  • Representing Goldman Sachs and Encasa Cibeles on a civil procedure aimed at unwinding the acquisition of a large amount of social housing from the Madrid Regional Government.
  • Acting for Globalvía in various court proceedings for the control of Itínere Infraestructuras, including an extraordinary appeal filed before the Spanish Supreme Court*.
  • Acting for a leading company in the energy sector in a judicial battle to discuss the interpretation and consequences of the latest regulatory changes to the Electricity Sector Act*. 
  • Representing a foreign country in a multimillion-dollar damages claim arising from an infrastructure contract against a Spanish company in the context of insolvency proceedings*.
  • Acting for a Spanish multinational electric utility company in the defense against multiple damages claims resulting from a power cut*.
  • Advising an Australian company in a cross-border dispute involving both arbitral and judicial proceedings regarding a construction contract*.
  • Acting for a multinational company in a significant claim for damages for unfair competition*. 
  • Advising a group of international lenders regarding a breach of contract affecting a project for the construction of a hotel complex that led to various judicial proceedings*. 
  • Assessing investors in a leading Spanish department store company to assess execution of a contract and potential IPO of the company*. 
  • Advising international funds on the acquisition of a real estate portfolio that was affected by a criminal investigation*.
  • Acting for a multinational investment fund in a dispute related to the breach of a lease agreement entered into with an autonomous Government*.
  • Advising a multinational company on potential interim measures and subsequent arbitration proceedings against a German company in relation to a New York-law governed M&A transaction*.

(*) Experience prior to joining White & Case LLP