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Greenberg Traurig, S.C.
MÉXICO CITY, D.F. C.P. 06500

Work Department





David Argueta focuses on capital markets and financing transactions, as well as general corporate matters. He has represented issuers, investors and global investment banks in different local and cross border transactions, including initial public offerings, financings and other complex corporate matters.

Cross-border capital markets
Secured lending
Real estate finance
Mergers and acquisitions

Latin America Practice

Admission to Practice


Spanish, Native
English, Fluent


  • LL.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2014
  • Business and Law Certificate, University of Pennsylvania, The College of Arts and Sciences, Wharton School of Business, 2014
  • Law Degree, with honors, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico, 2011

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Banking and finance

(Rising stars)

David ArguetaGreenberg Traurig, S.C.

A well-coordinated team that perfectly understands the needs of its clients’, Greenberg Traurig, S.C.‘s large banking and finance team has established itself a practice of choice for many national clients, as well as US and other international players doing business in the country, given its expertise handling a wide range of financing transactions. Juan Manuel González Bernal, who is particularly well-versed in project finance transactions; and managing partner José Raz Guzmán, who also acts as co-chair of the international firm’s Latin America practice, sit at the helm of the group. Closely supporting them are a skilled group of partners, including Miguel Moisés, who earns praise for his ‘great disposition and attitude’, and regularly represents lenders and borrowers in structured financings, bilateral and syndicated loans, and on the financing of industrial, commercial and housing real estate projects; Rodrigo Orozco, whose expertise encompasses handling sub-sovereign-debt restructurings and re-financings; José Antonio Butrón and Gabriela Palomino. Additional support at associate level is provided by seniors Ana Acosta (secured lending, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and general corporate matters); David Argueta (capital markets and financing transactions; general corporate matters) and January-2022 hire Paulina García de León Gómez , who arrived from HSBC.

Mexico > Capital markets

(Rising stars)

David ArguetaGreenberg Traurig, S.C.

The Mexican capital markets practice at international full-service firm Greenberg Traurig, S.C., garners praise for its ‘great knowledge of the subject’, and is frequently sought out by both underwriters and issuers for assistance with a variety of equity and debt mandates, including CKDs and CERPIs, with a particular focus on the real estate and infrastructure sectors. Work highlights include the representation of Mexico Infrastructure Partners and the concession holder portfolio companies on the approximately $1.1bn initial public offering of a Fibra E investment trust. Jointly-led by experienced partners José Raz Guzmán and Juan Manuel González, the practice group also houses other noted and emergent practitioners such as José Antonio Butrón, who is well known in the projects sphere; of counsel Gabriela Palomino, who stands out for her work in relation to real estate and project-side finance matters; and senior associate David Argueta.