Luisa Conesa Labastida

Founding Partner

Mexico City, 1983.

Miss Conesa holds a law degree from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), where she received an award for academic excellence during her studies, prior to graduating suma cum laude. A Fulbright scholar, she earned her masters’ degree (LLM) at Columbia University, where she was named Constitutional Law Fellow. 

She started her career clerking in the Supreme Court of Justice, and the Federal Judiciary. In 2011, she entered private practice, where she has advised both local and global clients in constitutional and administrative litigation, specializing in strategic and high-profile cases.

In the academic arena, she carried out a research stay at the Spanish Constitutional Court, and later became a professor at ITAM (Public Law), at CIDE (Constitutional Law) and Universidad Panamericana (Constitutional Procedure). She currently holds the chair for professor of Legal Reasoning in the Constitutional Law Master’s Degree at Escuela Libre de Derecho (ELD).

Miss Conesa’s native language is Spanish, and she is fluent in English.

Rodrigo Moreno Gómez

Founding partner

Mexico City, 1979.

Mr. Moreno received his law degree from ITAM. He has over twenty years of professional experience, specializing as a litigation attorney in constitutional, fiscal, and administrative matters.

He has participated in cases related to the interpretation and compliance with different tax provisions, constitutional defense, and contentious-administrative litigation, including various cases with a high social, political, and economic profile. 

Since 1999, he has had the privilege of collaborating with some of the most prestigious law firms in Mexico, including García Alcocer Abogados, SC and Zínser, Esponda y Gómez Mont, S.C.

He has completed various graduate courses and participated in seminars, mainly related to fiscal, regulatory, and constitutional matters. In 2015, he studied to become a Tax Law Specialist at Escuela Libre de Derecho.

Mr. Moreno’s native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.

Diego Gonzalez Altamirano


Mexico City, 1987.

For almost 10 years, Diego has focused his practice on antitrust proceedings substantiated before the Mexican antitrust authorities (Cofece and IFT), both merger control and cartel and single-firm conduct investigations. In addition, his focus extends to litigation before the specialized antitrust, broadcasting and telecommunications courts.

His former legal and economic experience includes having clerked for Justice José Ramón Cossío Díaz; and as an antitrust associate at leading economic consulting firm De la Calle, Madrazo, Mancera, S.C. He later joined the antitrust practice at Analysis Group, Inc., a world leading economic consulting firm headquartered in Boston, US., both in the Boston and New York offices. Before joining CyMA, Diego was a senior associate in the antitrust and telecommunications practices at Mexican leading law firm, González Calvillo SC.

Diego is an adjunct professor of competition at ELD, and has been ranked as a “Rising Star” in the Competition and Antitrust field in Mexico by The Legal500 every year since 2020.

Diego’s native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English.


Erick César Pensado García

Senior Associate

Mr. Pensado received a law degree from Universidad La Salle and a Ms in Tax Law from UP. He has over 15 years of professional experience in the areas of litigation, consulting and tax planning, which provide him with the expertise to intervene in the prevention and resolution of tax disputes before fiscal and judicial authorities. 

In 2008, he joined the tax department of Deloitte, and became the head of the Tax Controversy division globally.

In 2017, he joined the tax department of Moreno Gómez Abogados, SC, and he joined CyMA as the head of the same area in 2021. 

He received a Diploma Degree in Taxes and Tax Regulations from Universidad Panamericana in 2010 and became a Specialist in Business Strategy and Finance from UP and got certified in International Taxation in Westlake, Texas.

He was accepted as a member of the Mexican Bar Association in 2009.

He is a professor in the Tax Diploma Degree of Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Santa fe Campus), and the Law Degree of the same institution (CDMX Campus).

He has authored various articles and publications on tax matters.

Mr. Pensado’s native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English.

Alonso Castellanos Armella

Senior Associate

Alonso holds a law degree from the Universidad Panamericana, a master’s degree in Government and Public Policy from the same institution, and studies in Privacy, Regulation and Data Governance from the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE).

With nearly 10 years of experience in constitutional and administrative litigation, his practice includes disputes in telecommunications, antitrust, industrial property, public procurement, transparency, data privacy, and access to public information, as well as strategic litigation.

Alonso also has consulting experience in industrial property, data privacy, access to public information, and anti-corruption areas.

Prior to joining Conesa y Moreno Abogados, Alonso was part of prestigious firms White & Case and Arochi & Lindner.

Alonso’s native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English.

Daniel Eduardo Torres Checa

Senior Associate

Mr. Torres Checa received a cum laude law degree from Universidad Panamericana. He is a constitutional law master’s candidate at Escuela Libre de Derecho.

For over four years, he has specialized in administrative and constitutional litigation matters and in the protection and defense of private individuals, both in law firms and in civil associations. 

He has published articles and opinions in different media outlets, including the Judicial Blog of Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica, the Center for Constitutional Studies of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, Nexos Magazine and Animal Politico. 

Daniel’s native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English.

Manuel A. Pulido López

Junior Associate

Mr. Pulido received a law degree from Universidad Panamericana. His professional practice has mainly covered the areas of litigation and tax consulting.

In 2014, he joined Ortiz, Sainz y Erreguerena, SC, one of the most important tax law firms nationally. He received a Certificate of Merit from Pace University in New York for his participation in the “Clive M. Schmitthoff Essay Competition” where he got certified in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law by the same University.

The same year he was certified by the University of New York after completing the “Essentials of US International Tax for Mexican Lawyers” course.

Manuel’s native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English.

Ricardo Juanes Laviada

Andrés Alcántara Silva

Junior Associate

Andrés holds a law degree from Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México, and is currently obtaining a master’s degree in public administration from Universidad Anahuac as well as an amparo diploma from Mexico’s Supreme Court.

Besides private practice, Andrés has legislative experience, having served as a legislative advisor in the Mexican Senate, and in the Executive Branch of his native state. He was a finalist candidate for Commissioner of the Transparency Guarantor Entity of Oaxaca. In parallel, he has collaborated as legal advisor with nonprofit organizations, such as Convivencia sin Violencia, A.C., and publishes opinion articles about law and politics in Oaxaca’s El Imparcial newspaper.

His practice is focused on amparo and constitutional litigation and specializes in human rights, telecommunications, transparency, legislative law and democracy.

Maria Ugartechea

María is a junior lawyer with experience in litigation, consulting and advisory in tax matters. 

She holds a master’s degree in Tax Advisory and Management from ESADE Business & Law School Campus Barcelona and received her law degree with honors from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.

She is currently a compliance officer certified by the National Banking and Securities Commission.

Her native language is Spanish, and she is fluent in English.

Ricardo Vidales

Ricardo graduated from ELD, with experience in environmental human rights litigation and research, as a part of his social service at “Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental, A.C.” (Mexican Center for Environmental Law, Non-Profit Organization) (CEMDA). He has experience clerking for notary public, as well as in environmental human rights defense and indigenous communities’ affairs.

His professional practice includes constitutional litigation, transparency and access to public information, health rights and strategic litigation.

Ricardo’s native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English.

Tania Manzur Hasbun

Tania holds a Law Degree from Universidad Iberoamericana. Her practice has mainly focused on administrative law, commercial and constitutional litigation, including, among other sectors, consultation and litigation in telecommunications, energy, regulatory, data protection and antitrust matters. 

Prior to joining CyMA, Tania worked for five years in White & Case in the commercial and constitutional litigation practice.

Legal Interns

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Universidad Panamericana

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Universidad Panamericana

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Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

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Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México