Maria Elena Huerta Ávila elevated to of counsel in Mexico City Office

Maria Elena (Mariela) Huerta Ávila has been elevated to of counsel in the Global Disputes Practice. She is based in the Mexico City Office.

Ms. Huerta's practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on corporate and shareholder litigation. She has represented local and international clients in disputes related to the enforcement of contracts subject to Mexican law, including inobservance and interpretation of clauses and injunctions, either before courts or in negotiations. She has experience in commercial arbitration, representing clients in international arbitral proceedings, as well as in local arbitration proceedings involving Mexican dispute resolutions.

"Mariela aligns her impressive combination of litigation and arbitration skills to advise both Mexican and multinational companies in complex domestic and international disputes," said Sion Richards, head of the Global Disputes Practice.

Ms. Huerta is part of a team of more than 200 Global Disputes lawyers located in over 25 business centers worldwide, who help clients successfully resolve high-value disputes wherever they arise, whether through litigation, arbitration, or some combination of the two.

"With her integrated approach to resolving matters before tribunals and courts in multiple jurisdictions, she regularly helps important clients achieve the best results possible," said Manuel Romano, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Mexico City Office.

Ms. Huerta earned her law degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana.

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