Diego is the co-head of the Arbitration and Litigation practices at Von Wobeser y Sierra. He also leads the Anti-corruption & Compliance, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring practices, and 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); since 2021, Counselor 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.