Mañón Quintana Abogados > Mexico City, Mexico > Firm Profile

Mañón Quintana Abogados
06700, MX

Mexico > Bankruptcy and restructuring Tier 3

Client-focused boutique litigation firm Mañón Quintana Abogados acts on all varieties of insolvency proceedings on behalf of both debtors and creditors. Recent work highlights include representing TEMSA -a Mexican company that provided telecom and IT solutions to the Mexican Government- in negotiations with its creditors, as well as drafting its restructuring agreement. The practice is led by founding partners Antonio Mañón, who has focused his practice on bankruptcy proceedings, arbitration and commercial litigation, representing banks, financial institutions and corporations from the automobile, retail, technology and private security sectors, among others; and Gerardo Quintana Pineda, who is well-versed in bankruptcy proceedings, civil and commercial litigation, and insurance litigation. Counsel Antonio Barrera  and senior associate Gerardo Sánchez Martínez left the firm in September and December 2022, respectively.

Practice head(s):

Antonio Mañón; Gerardo Quintana-Pineda

Key clients

Dentix México Health

Telecomunicaciones Modernas y Servicios Avanzados

Scotiabank Inverlat

HSBC México

CHG Meridian México

Banco Nacional del Ejército, Fuerza Aérea y Armada

Nissan Mexicana

Stellantis México

Work highlights

  • Advised Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan on the ancillary proceeding filed by a creditor to nullify payments made by Perforadora Oro Negro up to the amount of $7m.
  • Represented debtor Dentimex in its bankruptcy proceedings, the first in Mexico involving a non–commercial entity, with a total debt of MXN $2,500m.
  • Represented BANJERCITO in the first banking insolvency procedure under the terms of the amended Credit Institutions Law, for £12.1m.

Mexico > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 4

A firm full of young talents’, Mañón Quintana Abogados is a litigation boutique that handles insolvency, class actions and civil and commercial litigation, and seeks to  do so with a strong emphasis on the engagement and use of technology to assist its clients. The team represents a number of multinationals and has a particularly strong client base in the banking and insurance sectors. Co-founding and managing partner Antonio Mañón has a strong niche in representing automotive clients as well as a profile for handling financial cases, and co-leads the practice with fellow founding partner Gerardo Quintana, whose particular expertise lies in finance and insurance-related litigation. With ten years at the firm, Darío Jandette Fuentes (banking, finance, bankruptcy and insurance litigation) completes the partner level team. Senior associate Alberto Quintana , in turn, handles litigation across the banking, construction, transport, and financial sectors. Of counsel Antonio Barrera and senior associate Gerardo Sánchez Martínez left the firm in September and December 2022, respectively.

Practice head(s):

Antonio Mañón; Gerardo Quintana


It is an office with extensive experience and great knowledge, great management with authorities and counterparts as its strengths and abilities to carry out its follow-up. It compares favorably and stands out from other firms.

The punctual follow-up and knowledge of the environment in all aspects make this team stand out, qualities such as negotiation and the clear establishment of the objectives to be achieved, with Antonio Mañón and Jorge Rosales standing out.

MQ is a firm full of young talents. They are a close-knit group that uniquely intertwines their practice of commercial and civil litigation with that of administrative litigation. In addition, they have developed a highly attractive practice in niche sectors such as insurance litigation and class actions.

MQ has lawyers hungry to excel. It is noted in each meeting and when making proposals for a case. This allows them to have great attention to detail and be extremely attentive to the needs of customers. I especially highlight Antonio Mañon and Jorge Rosales.

The Mañon Quintana Abogados firm is a firm fully committed to the entrusted litigation, achieving excellent results derived from the meticulous analysis of each one of the litigation and the application and implementation of the new jurisprudential criteria that support its satisfactory conclusion.

Antonio Mañón is a partner committed to his clients. The attention he provides is personalized, efficient and fast. ‘Unlike other law firm partners, their availability to attend to your affairs is extensive.

Key clients


HSBC México

Seguros Argos

Axa Seguros

BPI France Assurance Export

Xerox Mexicana

Johnson Controls

Nissan Mexicana

Stellantis México

KIA México

Renault México

Clarios México

NR Finance México

Calizas Industriales del Carmen (Vulcan Materials)

CHG Meridian Mexico


Iberdrola México

Work highlights

  • Advising Calica on the defence of a class action claiming environmental damage on the Riviera Maya.
  • Advising Financiamiento Progresemos on a claim for the delivery of MXN$250m, for payments made by borrowers.
  • Advising and representing Impulsora Sahuayo in the legal actions to obtain the nullity of a MXN$910m share subscription agreement.

Mexico > Insurance

Mañón Quintana Abogados has an up-and-coming insurance and reinsurance offering that has a focus on domestic insurance and reinsurance litigation. Experienced litigator Gerardo Quintana Pineda leads the practice, with Darío Jandette Fuentes and January 2023 partner appointment Santiago Nuñez providing additional expertise and bench depth.

In 2013, Mañón Quintana Abogados, S.C. developed from the merger of an experienced group of high-profile lawyers specialized in counseling and representing national and foreign companies in arbitration proceedings, as well as in judicial, administrative and constitutional disputes in Mexico’s main cities, providing unique legal services of excellent quality.

Our approach to our services, based on a foundational focus on maximal dedication and a high degree of specialization, allows us to offer simple, practical, and innovative solutions to the complex legal challenges of our clients, not only from the legal standpoint, but also from a business perspective.

Our team stands out for its agility, experience, and in-depth knowledge in its treatment of our clients’ legal issues, maintaining an active role in national and international associations within their legal practices. This allows us to offer innovative and sophisticated solutions and guarantees effective implementation of our up-to-date strategies in the face of our country’s
continuous changes and the latest global markets trends.

Additionally our firm values itself for thoroughly comprehending our clients’ needs, allowing for flexible, sophisticated, and successful representation and defense.

Practice areas:

  • Administrative law (public law)
  • Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
  • Banking and finance litigation
  • Bankruptcy and restructuring
  • Cannabis industries
  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Compliance and anti-corruption
  • Constitutional and human rights litigation
  • Consumer protection and commercial advertising
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Insurance and reinsurance litigation
  • Latin american affairs
  • Pharmaceutical industry and life sciences
  • Philanthropy and civil society organizations
  • Public procurement
  • Vulnerable activities
Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration, Bankruptcy and Litigation Antonio Mañón +52 (55) 8438.0001
Bankruptcy, Litigation, Insurance and Reinsurance Gerardo Quintana Pineda +52 (55) 8438.0002
Administrative Law, Litigation and Consumer Protection Jorge Rosales Fernández +52 (55) 8438.0003
Litigation, Insurance and Reinsurance. Darío Jandette Fuentes +52 (55) 8438.0004
Latin American Affairs, Life Sciences, Compliance and Human Rights Julio J. Copo Terrés +52 (55) 8438.0010
Arbitration, Energy and Administrative Law Litigation Antonio Barrera +52 (55) 8438.0013
Arbitration, Bankruptcy, Litigation, Insurance and Reinsurance Santiago J. Núñez Chaim +52 (55) 8438.0005
Litigation, Insurance and Reinsurance (Tijuana) Enock Perez Arias +52 (55) 8438.0006
Bankruptcy, Litigation and Insurance and Reinsurance Alberto Quintana Pineda +52 (55) 8438.0014
Litigation and Latin American affairs Jacqueline Acosta +52 (55) 8438.0000
English (fluent)