Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez has announced the incorporation of Elsa Ortega and Sofía Gómez Ruano as new partners in the firm’s Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice with effect from 1 July.
Elsa Ortega (pictured left) holds a law degree from Escuela Libre de Derecho, an LL.M. in European Legal Studies from Europacollege and a Diploma in International Investment Arbitration from American University Washington. She has more than two decades of experience in arbitration practice. Previously, she was an associate at Barrera Siqueiros Torres Landa and SAI Consultores, in addition to having been a partner at Abogados Ortega & Gómez Ruano in the corporate and commercial area. She participates in the T-MEC Private Commercial Disputes Advisory Committee and is a member of the Mexican Arbitration Institute (IMA).
Sofía Gómez (pictured right) has been representing clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings for more than twenty years. With a law degree from the Universidad Panamericana, she is a member of the T-MEC Private Commercial Disputes Advisory Committee and is on the panel of conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) for the period 2018 to 2024. She has specialised in commercial arbitration at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), in investment arbitration at the American University Washington College of Law, in information technology and communications at the Academia Mexicana de Derecho Informático (AMDI) and is certified as a personal data protection professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/E).