Fernando Ballesteros is a business oriented attorney with 14 years of experience advising clients in a variety of industries in civil and commercial arbitration and litigation proceedings, as well as in local and cross-border bankruptcy proceedings. He represents clients in preemptive litigation, interim measures, judicial proceedings related to the enforcement of arbitral awards, and cases involving contractual disputes, financial and credit transactions, real estate, shareholders' disputes, probate proceedings, M&A transactions, and enforcement of guarantees.
Fernando has been actively involved in different business restructurings and bankruptcy matters entailing multiple jurisdictions. He has successfully represented clients in the retail, automotive, telecom, financial, advertisement, hospitality, steel, energy, beverage, and food industries before Mexican courts as well as before arbitral institutions (CAM, ICC, ICSID).
Fernando has received awards from international legal publications as a member of several "winning teams."
Fernando's in-house experience includes working at Motorola Solutions and as a legal intern with MTV Networks Latin America, both based in the United States.
- University of Miami (LL.M. 2011); Universidad Anáhuac México Norte (Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution 2010); Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Master's in Business Law 2009); Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México (J.D. 2004)
- Associate Director, Secretaría Ejecutiva de Administración, Consejo de la Judicatura Federal (2006-2008)
- Spanish (native) and English (fluent)