Edgar Grajeda

Partner

Expert in complex dispute resolution matters

Edgar Grajeda

Partner

Expert in complex dispute resolution matters
About

Edgar has been a partner at GC since 2004 where he heads the civil and commercial litigation and co-chairs the administrative practice areas. Edgar is currently a member of the GC’s Executive Committee.

Edgar’s thorough knowledge, strategic perspective, and pragmatic approach at addressing complex matters, allow him to successfully assess legal contingencies and outline the best course of action on a case-by-case basis. His practice includes complex business litigation, constitutional matters, bankruptcy, restructuring, insolvency, prosecution and defense of fraudulent conveyance actions, fiduciary, and civil litigation, as well as for several other dispute resolution matters.

 “He is extremely knowledgeable and has excellent negotiation skills”, Chambers and Partners

Edgar is also knowledgeable in comparative law, international judicial process cooperation, and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration awards before judicial authorities in Mexico. His practice includes representing clients in civil, commercial, and administrative procedures before any type of governmental authorities and entities at State and Federal level.

Edgar has developed a strong consumer and data protection practice, where he represents clients before Mexico’s Consumer Protection Bureau (Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Consumidor – PROFECO) and the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales – INAI).

Across his practice, Edgar has led and accomplished relevant resolutions from Mexico’s Supreme Court on behalf of his clients.

Experience

  • Represented clients in judicial procedures related with commercial, civil and administrative law matters, in Mexico City and in several states in the country
  • Represented clients in several bankruptcy procedures
  • Represented clients in judicial procedures being handled simultaneously in Mexico, United States and Canada
  • Due-diligence regarding civil and commercial litigation
  • Commercial arbitration processes before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism in Mexico City (Cámara Nacional de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo de la Ciudad de México CANACO)

Areas of Practice

Awards & Recognitions

  • Dispute Resolution: Civil & Commercial Litigation ranked lawyer, Chambers and Partners
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation recommended, The Legal 500
  • Recognized in Administrative Law, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Recognized in Litigation, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Commercial Litigation recommended, Who’s Who Legal
  • Administrative Litigation recommended, Leaders League
  • Administrative Law recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers
  • Commercial Litigation recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers
  • Arbitration and Mediation recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers
  • Civil Litigation recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers

Education

  • Postgraduate studies in Amparo Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico
  • Postgraduate studies in Business Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico
  • Law degree, (J.D. equivalent), Universidad de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

Memberships

  • Mexican Bar Association (BMA)

Publications & Collaborations

  • Real estate leasing in Mexico: SCJN opens doors to resolve disputes through commercial channels Read more
  • Consumer Protection Guide 2021, Mexico Chapter, published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) Read more
  • Consumer Protection Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) Read more
Languages
Spanish – English
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