Cecilia Flores Rueda handles complex and high-stake international and domestic arbitration cases and represents clients before federal and local courts.
Acts in arbitration as both an arbitrator and a party representative Focuses her practice on issues related to cases involving governmental entities, shareholders' disputes, infrastructure projects, trusts, energy, mining, construction, joint ventures, transportation and logistics, international sale of goods, distribution, insurance and reinsurance, e-commerce, intellectual property, and commercial transactions in general.
She also represents cross border clients before state and federal courts on a broad spectrum of civil, commercial and administrative matters.
Cecilia’s experience both in arbitration and litigation matters enables her to appear before courts in proceedings requesting and enforcing interim measures as well as proceedings seeking the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards.
Her value to clients lies in her ability to frequently draw upon experience in order to formulate creative solutions to complex issues. She advises clients on ethics and compliance matters as well.
Before fouling her dispute resolution boutique, Cecilia previously worked for major law firms. Before that she acted as Secretary General for the Mediation and Arbitration Centre of the Mexico City National Chamber of Commerce (CANACO), where she was in charge of the administration of mediation and arbitration proceedings, both domestic and international, under the rules of CANACO, the Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre for the Americas (CAMCA) and the Inter-American Arbitration Commission (IACAC). At the same time, as an independent practitioner, Cecilia participated in many arbitration proceedings related to international trade, some of them ad hoc proceedings under the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNICTRAL).
In 1999 she graduated with honors from Law School at the Universidad Panamericana (México). At such University she also completed postgraduate studies on International Commercial Law. In 2007 he obtained with honors, her Masters Degree in International Law, at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. She also has a diploma course in Arbitration by the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico and in Energy by the Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
She teaches Dispute Resolution course at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and the Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration course at the Universidad La Salle, Business Masters Degree.