We have a rigorous hiring process of clerks and lawyers, who are subject to an intense and permanent technical and practical legal training, which allows to exceed our clients’ expectations by providing them with excellent legal advice.
With more than fifteen years litigating countrywide before federal and state courts, and arbitral tribunals, and with an outstanding success rate, Federico is recognized as one of Mexico’s leading litigators by the most prestigious publications such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Leaders League, which have described him as “exceptional”, “highly knowledgeable”, “creative” and “extremely responsive”. Disciplined and meticulous, Federico analyzes every angle of the cases in which he is involved with a creative and multidisciplinary approach, which allow him to consistently identify effective solutions to the most critical problems faced by his clients, by means of litigation or negotiation. As well, Federico regularly serves as arbitrator in arbitration proceedings.
Education & Experience
The University of Chicago, LL.M.
Universidad Panamericana, Law Degree
Malpica, Iturbe, Buj y Paredes
Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes
Notary Public Number 6 of Mexico City
Professor of Procedural Law at the Universidad Iberoamericana since 2014.
Guest professor and examiner at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad Panamericana, Instituto Tecnólogico Autónomo de México, Universidad Anáhuac, among others institutions, of Amparo, Civil Obligations, Corporate Liability, Energy Controversies, among others.
Author, among other articles of: Towards an Effective Injunction in the Amparo Proceeding; Seven Thoughts on How to Improve the Amparo Proceeding; Constitutional Review by Arbitration Tribunals; Barriers to Competition and their Remedies; Termination of Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production Agreements; Towards a Reasonable Model of Administrative Sanctions.
Speaker and panelist in dozens of roundtables and specialized national and international forums.
Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, A.C., in which he serves at its board and leads the Amparo Commission.
Barra Mexicana de Abogados, A.C.
International Bar Association
“I deal directly with Federico Martens, who is an exceptional lawyer, he has a strategic vision of litigation, analyses very well not only the case but the counterparts and has always an objective vision of the risks. Federico is a person that provides quality and professionalism, he personally attends us and is always aware of our needs in the company in connection with our litigation proceedings.”
“Federico Martens is a professional, always ready to collaborate and provide the best legal strategies to achieve the objectives of the company. In addition to his vast knowledge in the field, he complies on time with the projects entrusted to him and is always aware of what is happening in the matters in which he represents us.”
“Federico Martens is a good communicator and is always clear about where the case is going. Alongside his great legal skills, he is very creative and knows how to get straight to the point.”