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David  Lopez
Practice Areas:
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • International Commercial Arbitration

Mexico City Attorney
David Lopez

Phone: +52 55 5093 9700


Languages: English, Spanish

David Lopez is a partner of the firm and Head of International Litigation. His practice is focused on complex cross-border litigation involving multiple proceedings pending simultaneously in U.S. and Mexican courts. He has prosecuted contract disputes, tort claims, intellectual property matters and many other subject areas. Mr. Lopez is rated AV Preeminent 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Lopez also serves as an expert witness on Mexican law in U.S. courts, having testified on Mexican law in more than 130 cases around the country over the past 20 years. He is a co-author of the treatise Mexican Law (Oxford 2004) and a former tenured professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law and visiting professor at the University of California – Davis and Baylor University law schools.

Other Practice Areas:

  • Litigation
  • Domestic Civil Litigation
  • International Commercial Arbitration

Licensed in:

  • Texas (1988)
  • California (1990)


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, magna cum laude, 1985)
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (J.D. cum laude, 1988)

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of California (inactive status)
  • San Antonio Bar Association, International Law Section
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation

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Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton

Avenida Tecamachalco No. 14-502
Colonia Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico City, Mexico, C.P. 11010

Law Firm Contact: Felipe Chapula

Tel: +52 55 5093 9700

Fax: +52 55 5093 9701



Member Since: 2010

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