Professor Miguel Angel Hernández-Romo Valencia obtained his JD from Escuela Libre de Derecho in 1992, receiving special awards for his thesis and his solution for the case given for study and resolution. He obtained his master’s degree in law from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994.
He worked as a summer associate at Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston, Texas and at Hogan & Hartson in Washington, DC.
He is a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell, which is an international law firm. Miguel Angel Hernández-Romo Valencia joined Gardere Wynne Sewell in October of 2017 being the head of the litigation practice in Mexico specialising in complex local and cross-border litigation matters, dealing mainly in civil, commercial, insurance and family litigation, as well as arbitration and including the annulment of arbitral awards.
He has been appointed as an expert witness before US courts and is the author of several articles dealing with the Mexican legal system and with insurance matters.
He teaches the ‘Introduction to the Mexican Legal System’ and ‘Civil Procedure’ courses at the School of Law of the Universidad Iberoamericana.
Professor Hernández-Romo Valencia speaks fluent Spanish and English.