Diego Sierra
Partner

Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1039
dsierra@vwys.com.mx

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Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1039
dsierra@vwys.com.mx

  • Practices
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  • Education & Experience
    • Licensed to practice law in both Mexico and New York.
    • Foreign attorney, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York.
    • Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Certificate in Business Administration, with honorary mention, School of Law and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.
    • Law Degree (J.D.), with honorary mention, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City.
  • Affiliations & Academic Activities
    • President of the Anti-corruption Commission, International Chamber of Commerce Mexico, 2019-2021.
    • Co-coordinator of the Bankruptcy Law Commission, Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados) 2017-2021.
    • Coordinator of the Anti-corruption Diploma, International Chamber of Commerce Mexico and Universidad Panamericana, since 2016.
    • Officer of the Anti-Corruption Committee for Latin America, International Bar Association, 2020.
    • Former rapporteur for the International Bar Association’s Judicial Integrity Initiative, 2014-2016.
  • Recognitions
    • Chambers and Partners Global, Chambers and Partners Latin America, Global Investigations Review 100, Global Restructuring Review 100, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Latin Lawyer National, Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders, Who’s Who Legal Litigation, Who’s Who Legal Mexico, and Benchmark Litigation, among others.
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  • Languages
    • Spanish and English.
  • Diego is a partner of Von Wobeser y Sierra where he leads the Anti-corruption & Compliance, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring practices, in parallel with his Litigation & Arbitration practices. He is part of the ESG practice group (Environmental, Social and Governance).


    Diego has advised Fortune 500 companies in matters of anti-corruption, due diligence, litigation, arbitration and bankruptcy, and has participated in some of the most relevant anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations of recent years in Mexico. He has successfully developed and executed highly complex cross-border litigation and arbitration strategies. And he has been involved in recent critical bankruptcy proceedings in the country.

    Diego is licensed to practice law in both Mexico and New York, where he worked as international visiting attorney of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He graduated from the Escuela Libre de Derecho with honors and he was President of the Student Association. He has a Master of Laws (LL.M.) and a Certificate in Business Administration from the School of Law and the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. He is President of the Anti-corruption Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce Mexico (ICC Mexico); Co-coordinator of the Bankruptcy Law Commission of the Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados, BMA); Coordinator of the Anti-corruption Diploma of the ICC Mexico and the Universidad Panamericana, and Officer of the Anti-Corruption Committee for Latin America of the International Bar Association (IBA).

    He has been recognized by Chambers and Partners Global, Chambers and Partners Latin America, Global Investigations Review 100, Global Restructuring Review 100, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Latin Lawyer National, Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders, Who’s Who Legal Litigation, Who’s Who Legal Mexico, and Benchmark Litigation, among other publications.