Laura Jimenez-O'Farrill

Associate

Overview

Laura Jiménez-O'Farrill Gutiérrez de Velasco is a litigation associate in Foley Gardere Arena’s Mexico City office. Laura’s practice focuses on litigation in civil, commercial, and professional responsibility, family litigation, medical malpractice and insurance sectors. Laura assists clients in a variety of industries through all phases of litigation and arbitration.

Laura fosters a relationship between Foley Gardere Mexico and the Mexican-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CAMEXA).

Education

Laura has had a bicultural education/formation in German and Mexican. She received a master of law degree in international legal studies (L.L.M., 2018) from New York University. Prior, she graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana with honors in 2015.

Community

  • March 2016 – current: Member of the Former Students Association of the Colegio Aleman Alexander von Humboldt

  • 2015 – current: Pro bono cases for the nonprofit association called “Estrategas en Derechos Fundamentales, Asociación Civil” (Fundamental Rights Strategists, Civil Association)

  • 2015 – current: Pro bono cases for the nonprofit association called “Reinserta un Mexicano, Asociación Civil” (Reintegrate a Mexican, Civil Association)

Languages

  • Spanish

  • German

  • English

  • French (basic)