Luis Enrique Izaza
Tel: +55 30 89 08 20


Luis E. Izaza is a founding partner of Izaza Abogados, concentrating on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, administrative law, antitrust law and policy and human rights. Mr. Izaza has been involved in many major domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and capital market transactions. He represents public and private companies in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Izaza has extensive experience representing major companies in each of these areas.


He represented a U.S. telecommunications company in its appointment as administrator of the mobile number portability server in Mexico. He represented a large Mexican business conglomerate in the acquisition of a soccer club of the First Division Soccer League of Mexico. He represented one of the largest mobile telephone companies in Mexico in its successful delisting process with the Mexican Stock Exchange and the cancellation of the registry of its shares with the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission. He advised and negotiated with competent Mexican authorities the incorporation of a Mexican Broker Dealer. He represented a Mexican subsidiary of a U.S. financial services company in the issuance of Development Capital Certificates in the Mexican market for the investment in infrastructure projects. Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Izaza served as a junior associate at Jáuregui y Navarrete in Mexico City from 2007-2011.

Mr. Izaza is an elected member of the Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados) and a foreign associate of the American Bar Association. He earned a Bachelor of Laws (Licenciado en Derecho) from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, in 2009, and an LL.M. (Master of Laws) from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2012 jointly with a Business and Law Certificate from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. While at the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Izaza served as an associate editor for the University of Pennsylvania East Asia Law Review and was awarded the University of Pennsylvania Annual Public Interest Recognition for outstanding pro bono service. In addition, he participated in the constitution-making and adoption process of the 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji.