Juan Pablo Rico has broad litigation experience across the construction, power, financial, health, infrastructure, transportation, oil and gas, steel and telecommunications sectors.  He constantly provides strategic advice to clients in questions involving civil, commercial and administrative litigation before state and federal courts.  Additionally, Mr. Rico has served as counsel in several international and domestic arbitrations, including under the arbitration rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Chamber of Commerce of Mexico.

Mr. Rico also has an extensive corporate background, having advised clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financings, antitrust and securities-related matters.  His current corporate practice focuses on representing domestic and foreign financial institutions in the structuring and implementation of financing transactions, development of new products and regulatory compliance matters.  He also represents financial institutions and issuers in equity and debt market transactions and structured finance deals.

Before he founded the Firm, Mr. Rico worked for the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores), was an associate with another prestigious Mexican law firm and a foreign associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York, and later on was a partner, and founder and head of area of a preeminent New York law firm in Mexico City.

Attorney at Law, Escuela Libre de Derecho
LLM, Harvard Law School
MBA, NYU Stern School of Business


Bars and Courts
Authorized to practice law in Mexico

Contact: jrico@ricorl.com