Eduardo Lobatón Guzman

Eduardo Lobatón Guzman

Junior Associate
Mexico City

Email eduardo.lobaton@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +52 55 5091 0000

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Eduardo Lobatón Guzman understands that perseverance and hard work are key to offering bold, novel, and timely legal solutions to clients.

He focuses his practice in international and domestic arbitration, civil and commercial litigation, and antitrust. Eduardo takes ownership of cases, understanding clients' business and objectives.

Eduardo graduated top of his class and summa cum laude from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). He also studied diverse aspects of international and transnational law in London, obtaining a certificate in transnational legal studies from the Georgetown Center for Transnational Legal Studies. Eduardo's academic background includes the captaincy of his university's international arbitration team for two consecutive years and obtaining an honorable mention for his performance in the competition. He also received the CENEVAL Award for Excellence in Performance in the law degree exam.

Since joining Hogan Lovells, Eduardo has represented and advised clients in complex litigations and arbitrations in diverse industries, including insurance, construction, infrastructure, energy, food, automotive, and IT. Eduardo lives arbitration and litigation.

Eduardo is also passionate about academia. He is currently a professor of civil law at his alma mater. He previously served as head coach for the Georgetown Center of Transnational Legal Studies' team in the most prestigious international arbitration competition, and he currently serves as head coach for ITESM's team for the same competition. In the past, he has also served as head coach for the ITESM team in the domestic arbitration competition, obtaining the first place. He regularly writes on arbitration and litigation topics.

Eduardo Lobatón focuses on international and domestic arbitration proceedings, civil and commercial litigation proceedings and antitrust matters.

Education and admissions

Education

Law Degree, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, summa cum laude, 2017

Certificate in Transnational Legal Studies, Georgetown Law, Center for Transnational Legal Studies, 2016

Representative experience

Represent a worldwide company in the food industry in an arbitration regarding the payment of a contingent payment. The arbitration was under the CANACO Rules.

Represent a transnational company in arbitration against a constructor, deriving from licensing agreements. This involved judicial proceedings and emergency arbitration.

Advise the largest construction company in the world in a commercial dispute with an approximate value of US$750m in an energy infrastructure project.

Represent an insurance company in a litigation related to the nullity of insurance policies, against a government institution, for an amount greater than 600 million pesos.

Co-represent one of the biggest banks in the United States in the collection of a credit for US$103m.

Advise in a shareholders' litigation in a dispute for control of the shares of the biggest airport group in Mexico, with an approximate value of US$60m.

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