Partner and Founder of Flores Rueda Abogados
Cecilia is an attorney, mediator and arbitrator focused on art law, copyright, entertainment, intellectual property, international sale of goods, e-commerce, commercial transactions in general, energy, oil and gas, clean energies, construction, shareholders' disputes, joint ventures, transportation and logistics, and commercial law. She is a professor in the Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration Course at the Business Master’s Degree Program at La Salle College.
Cecilia is the author of Comentario al Reglamento de Arbitraje UNCITRAL 2010, co-author of Documentos Básicos Sobre Arbitraje y Solución de Controversias, and editor of Diccionario Enciclopédico de Arbitraje Comercial. Cecilia is a frequent speaker at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitration Diploma Courses in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, and Queretaro.
Cecilia’s law practice has included arbitration and litigation since 2000. She is a Fellow of CIArb and has served as an Arbitrator and mediator in domestic and international matters. She acted as Secretary General for the Mediation and Arbitration Centre of the Mexico City National Chamber of Commerce (CANACO), where she was in charge of the administration of mediation and arbitration proceedings, both domestic and international, under the rules of CANACO, the Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre for the Americas (CAMCA) and the Inter-American Arbitration Commission (IACAC). She is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and a Panel Member of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).
She is the Past Chair of the ICC Young Arbitrator's Forum (YAF) in Mexico, the Board of Directors Co-Chair of the Networking Committee, and Former Co-Chair of the Young Arbitrators’ Initiative in the Institute for International Arbitration (ITA). She received awards from IACAC in 2015 and the AMMDE in 2022 for her outstanding career in arbitration. She acts as Counsel of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (ITA) and is a member of the Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes of the USMCA.
Cecilia’s educational background includes: Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas UNAM (Energy Law diploma) 2020; Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (LL.M.) 2006; Universidad Panamericana (B.A) 1999. Cecilia works in Spanish and English.