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Daniel Gonzalez Estrada

Daniel Gonzalez Estrada


Daniel González Estrada focuses on complex litigation matters, cross-border disputes class action litigation, tort action and any related civil litigation. Daniel focuses on civil, commercial and bankruptcy litigation, as well as amparo writs, with emphasis on commercial and civil law matters. He has participated in commercial insolvency proceedings, representing credits and banking institutions before Mexican courts in credits recovering. 

His representation of major Mexican foreign financial institutions and multinational companies, and corporate litigation before Mexican federal and local courts. He has experience in insolvency and bankruptcy litigation practice, representing both creditors and debtors.

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Daniel has led or co-led the following significant matters:

  • Actively participated in the first ruling that was issued by the Supreme Court regarding corporation by-laws prohibiting hostile takeovers, concerning Mexican airports regulation as a government strategic activity. 
  • Represented creditors within the insolvency judicial proceedings of three of the major construction companies in Mexico.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical industry client in commercial litigation with significant judicial dispute.
  • Represented financial institutions in many cases as both the plaintiff and the defendant within commercial disputes and assets recovery.
  • Represented a major railway company within several disputes against competitors across Mexico.
  • Represented a leading mining company in a lawsuit claiming damages and significant legal fees.
  • Represented several clients in the Amparo trials before the Tribunals and the Supreme Court of Justice.
  • Represented related parties within judicial enforcement of arbitration awards and foreign judgments proceedings before Mexican courts.
  • Represented companies in corporate, annulment of by-laws and shareholders trials.
  • Attorney at Law (Abogado), Universidad Latinoamericana
  • Diploma Course on Bankruptcy Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2018


  • Co-author, "Force Majeure of Covid-19 under Mexican Law?" February 2020
  • Co-author, "Enforcement of Judgments 2021 Q&A Mexico," Chambers

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Daniel served as an associate at a local law firm focused on civil and commercial litigation, and he helped with the preparation of the Amparo trials before the federal courts, tribunals and the Supreme Court of Justice.

From 2008 to 2010, he was named the federal trials director of the general attorney’s office, and represented the federal government obtaining several favorable resolutions, including determinations pronounced by the Supreme Court of Justice, among which were the rescue of national properties, including islands and strategic real estate.

Among other activities, Daniel litigated and monitored trials where national interests were disputed against citizens, both as the plaintiff and defendant. He also acted as counsel on behalf of various federal agencies and entities, and actively participated in the defense of the federal government within patrimonial liability proceedings regarding irregular activities of administrative public servants.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Mexican Bar Association, College of Lawyer
  • International Association of Lawyers