Education: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and Georgetown University Law Center, Washington. Escuela Libre de Derecho, “Legal Framework of International Business Transactions”, postgraduate program, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, postgraduate program in telecommunications, México; Orientation in the US Legal System, Georgetown University, candidate to doctorate of Law degree (Ph.D.), Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.
Administrative, Corporate, Constitutional, Commercial Law, Antitrust, Lobbying and Litigation.
Member: Mexican Center of Arbitration; México City Chamber of Commerce-Arbitration; “MCIArb The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators”, London. President Elect: Mexican Bar Association; Federal Communications Bar Association, International Bar Association; American Bar Association. Administrative, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Ríos Ferrer, Guillén-Llarena, Treviño y Rivera, S.C., law firm focused on infrastructure, including project finance, corporate, commercial, antitrust and litigation mostly related to the core practice of the Firm. Counsel, member or Chairman of the Board of Directors of AAA Mexican and transnational companies. Has also been special counsel to business associations such as US Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. and Consejo Coordinador Empresarial. Arbitrator at Centro de Arbitraje de México; Cámara Nacional de la Industria de la Construcción; Superior Court of Justice of the Federal District, Mexico; Mexico City Chamber of Commerce; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, MCIArb. Member of International Chamber of Commerce.
For over a decade Mr. Ríos-Ferrer has been consistently mentioned as a leading attorney in Mexico, by prestigious Mexican and international independent research publications, such as Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyer, Who´s Who, Revista Expansión, Revista del Abogado, and others. Recognized by Best Lawyer as the lawyer of the year in telecommunications, 2012. Has also published many articles in law publications in Mexico, Brazil, U.S.A. as well as in other national and international prints. And has been a teacher and lecturer at Instituto Autónomo de México, Universidad Panamericana and Universidad Iberoamericana, Comisión Federal de Electricidad, Petróleos Mexicanos, among others, on diverse legal topics of his areas of expertise.