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Gómez-Haro Katznelson

Diego Gómez-Haro has almost 20 years of experience serving as the lead or local counsel advising a broad range of clients, including private equity funds, financial institutions, venture capital firms, corporate clients, and family offices, in domestic and international transactions in Mexico.



He has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate transactions, including structuring of investment vehicles, asset and stock acquisition and disposition, project development, due diligence and financing.

Diego has led cross border transactions, advising large multinationals and private equity investors and sponsors on acquisitions and investments in Mexico across multiple industries.

Prior to joining Sanchez Devanny, Diego Gomez Haro acted as General Counsel of The Blackstone Group in Mexico, and he previously worked for some years in GE Capital Real Estate Mexico, as well as in top tier law firms in Mexico, advising domestic and multinational companies in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, debt and corporate restructuring, capital markets and general corporate matters.

Diego also represents domestic and foreign financial institutions, as well as corporate borrowers, in a wide range of secured and unsecured financing, across several industries.

Mr. Gomez Haro’s expertise includes commercial financing, acquisition financings, real estate financing and project finance. Additionally, he advises international companies on structuring their entry and/or investments in Mexico, including all aspects of corporate law.


  • Education
    • Integral Finance Course. Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City, México (2017).
    • LLM in Corporate Governance & Practice, Stanford University, California, California, USA (2011).
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (J.D. equivalent) Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Magna Cum Laude, Mexico City, Mexico (2005).
  • References

    "He is an excellent negotiator with broad experience in the real estate arena." – Chambers and Partners Latin America 2022

    Diego Gómez-Haro has a great capacity to negotiate and reach the necessary agreements to close transactions. Alonso Sandoval has the ability to translate negotiations with clients or counterparties into documents” – Legal 500 2022


  • Practice Areas • Corporate and M&A
    • Banking and Finance
    • Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hospitality
  • Industry Groups Retail and E-Commerce Industry Group
    Fintech Industry Group
    ESG industry Group
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