Cristina leads the firm’s antitrust and competition practice and is a member of its executive committee. She has over 20 years of experience in Mexico and abroad, both in the public and private sectors. She is former Commissioner of the Mexican Antitrust Commission and held other high-ranking positions as a public official in Mexico. In private practice, she worked abroad at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, in their New York and Hong Kong offices, and in Mexico at Protego (now Evercore Partners).
She counsels and represents major public and private companies and investment funds participating in the Mexican market. Her experience includes handling merger control procedures, design and implementation of strategy, compliance and training programs for major companies, lobbying, advice and representation of clients in investigation proceedings (cartel behaviour, abuse of dominance and barriers to entry, including applications to the leniency programme).
She won the Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year Award for Mexico in the Chambers D&I Latam Awards 2019.
Cristina obtained her master’s degree (LLM) from Harvard Law School and law degree with honours (JD equivalent) from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City, Mexico. She is admitted to practise in Mexico and New York.
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