Athziri Soto De la Torre

Athziri Gabriela Soto de la Torre

Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.


Mid-level associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group Baker McKenzie’s Guadalajara office o. Joined the firm in 2015.

Participated in Baker McKenzie's global "International Clerkship" program from August to October 2018, in Baker McKenzie's New York City office.

Practice Focus

Athziri has participated in international commercial arbitrations in construction and renewable energy matters in both English and Spanish. She also focuses her practice on civil, commercial and administrative proceedings, as well as constitutional proceedings.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Member of the legal team in an ICDR arbitration in New York on behalf of a Spanish energy company regarding the construction of a wind farm in Mexico.
  • Member of the legal team in an ICC arbitration on behalf of a Danish wind turbine company on a contract related to a wind farm in El Salvador.
  • Assisted the legal team in an ICC arbitration on behalf of a Danish wind turbine company in a contractual dispute regarding a wind farm in Northern Mexico.
  • Assisted the legal team representing a global gas company in a LCIA arbitration.
  • Defended a global fertilizing company against fraudulent scheme and unjustified claim of debt.
  • Complex litigation involving the real estate, business, and corporate sectors, as well as in the tourism industry.
  • Advised and procured the enforcement of foreign judgments in Mexico.

Professional Honors

  • National CENEVAL Excellence Award, granted by the National Center of Higher Education Evaluation (2017)

Corporate Responsibility

  • Review of hearing transcripts in collaboration with UnCommon Law for the “Parole and Innocence” project.
  • Coordination and participation with Terres des Hommes: “Reconsider the Detention of Children: Regional Advocacy for Latin America”.
  • Research and participation in Google: Legal Atlas For Street Children (Venezuela, Ecuador and Mexico).


  • Mexico (2017)


  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey ITESM (Law Degree, (Summa Cum Laude)) (2017)


  • Spanish
  • English
  • French