We have one of the most recognized litigation practices in the country, characterized by our efficiency and effectiveness in the resolution of the matters entrusted upon us.

Our team has ample experience and capacity to represent individuals and corporations, both national and international, throughout the national territory, in the following fields:


Ramírez Ornelas Abogados is widely recognized in its civil and commercial litigation practice, based on its high percentage of success in resolving disputes in favor of its clients. This is the main reason why clients hire its services when they are involved in civil and commercial litigation of high technical and legal complexity.

For over approximately 20 years, the firm has consistently provided legal representation to banking and financial institutions, transnational companies, national corporations, economic groups and individuals in the most prominent cases in Mexico.

In regard to the aforesaid, Ramírez Ornelas Abogados has successfully participated in the representation of its clients in civil disputes, either judicial or arbitration, related to in rem rights, breach and enforcement of obligations, nullity of legal acts, contractual and extra-contractual civil liability, just to mention a few.

Ramirez Ornelas Abogados has achieved over the years a successful and outstanding performance in corporate disputes between shareholders, having handled some of the most important shareholder conflicts that have arisen in over 20 years of the firm’s existence, successfully representing shareholders and companies from a wide range of industries.

In our firm we are fully aware that, in addition to legal knowledge, the understanding of the functioning of the different industries and sectors plays a fundamental role in the resolution of corporate conflicts, which is why we have a team of lawyers with vast experience and heterogeneous backgrounds that allows us to satisfactorily assist our clients in this type of matters.

Since its foundation, Ramírez Ornelas Abogados has built a reputation as one of the most prestigious firms in the insolvency practice, participating, since the early 1980s and to date, in the most complex and emblematic insolvency proceedings in our country, thus contributing to the development of the practice and jurisprudence in this area.

Ramírez Ornelas Abogados stands out from its competitors due to its high degree of technical and legal knowledge in the field, which allows it to implement and execute innovative strategies in favor of its clients with a high percentage of success.

The lawyers’ experience is so well known that its founding partner, Gerardo Ramírez Ornelas, was part of the team that drafted the «Ley de Concursos Mercantiles», the bill that currently regulates insolvency proceedings in Mexico. Using this experience, the insolvency team at Ramírez Ornelas Abogados is perfectly capable of representing any type of client.

Throughout its history, Ramírez Ornelas Abogados has excelled in the defense of its clients’ interests in arbitration disputes, administered by both local and international institutions, always taking advantage of the particularities of arbitration for the benefit of its clients.

The firm has actively participated in the representation of its clients in several complex arbitration proceedings, mainly in the areas of telecommunications, insurance and infrastructure.

Ramírez Ornelas Abogados extensive expertise in this field by successfully defending and representing our clients, when it comes being affected by acts of authority, allows us to successfully desing the best strategy to represent them in litigation in order to see their interests respected and/or compensated, in the shortest possible time frame, in local, municipal and federal instances. Said expertise encompasses complex issues such as telecommunications and economic competition, as well as construction, financial and consumer protection matters.

With regard to family disputes, Ramírez Ornelas Abogados has vast experience defending the interests of its clients in matters related to the dissolution of marriage, alimony, custody, parental authority, adoption, interdiction and guardianship issues, as well as in highly complex inheritance matters, with the necessary experience and infrastructure to handle matters involving a plurality of jurisdictions.

In the energy sector, we have professionals who could assist clients in the electricity and hydrocarbons subsectors (mainly midstream and downstream), both in the configuration of business plans and in the structuring of various legal schemes for the construction, operation, and financing of electricity generation plants (solar and wind farms, thermoelectric, hydroelectric, combined cycle plants), as well as the operation and financing of transmission infrastructure (substations, grids), including obtaining the necessary permits to its operation (CRE –Energy Regulatory Commission–, CENACE –National Centre for Energy Control–), with a view to participating in public bids or tenders.

In hydrocarbons, we have the experience to support the structuring of transportation, trading, storage, regasification, liquefaction and expenditure of oil and natural gas projects, including regulatory support before the CRE and, in the environmental aspect, before the ASEA –National Agency for Safety, Energy and Environment–.


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“Ramírez Ornelas Abogados concentrates on commercial litigation, with a special focus on bankruptcy and insolvency where it represents creditors and insolvency companies in both in and out-of-court cases.”
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“Ramírez Ornelas Abogados is a boutique firm has seen considerable success since its inception.”
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Durante muchos años de práctica, la firma ha representado los intereses de múltiples sectores empresariales en diferentes materias, que incluyen:

  • Agroindustrial
  • Financiero y Bancario
  • Negocio corporativo
  • Energía
  • Entretenimiento
  • Seguros y Fianzas
  • Salud
  • Bursátil
  • Minería
  • Marítimo
  • Ferrocarrilero
  • Seguridad
  • Inmobiliario 
  • Telecomunicaciones
  • Construcción e infraestructura

“ La tasa de éxito de la firma en la obtención de resultados favorables para sus clientes y su excepcional atención al cliente, tanto en juicios como en negociaciones y conciliaciones, es el factor que diferencia a Ramírez Ornelas Abogados del resto del mercado.”