Santiago Medina Zavala receives praise from impressed interviewees, who state: "He is highly prompt and very good at following up on issues. He has very good technical knowledge, and a particularly good grasp of securities and financing matters." Chambers & Partners Latin America 2017
Santiago’s practice focuses on the structuring and financing of infrastructure and energy projects, government procurement, public-private partnerships and related corporate matters, including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.
He has experience in various sectors, including water projects, toll roads, renewable energy, social and cultural infrastructure, where he has advised financial institutions, governmental entities, national and multinational companies and private equity funds.
Santiago is also a member of the firm’s Aviation Practice Group; he has represented financial institutions in the leasing and secured financing of private and commercial aircraft, as well as airlines in regulatory matters.
He worked as a Visiting Attorney at the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (2013-2014), where he mainly participated in mergers and acquisitions, as well as in the structuring, financing and acquisition of energy and infrastructure projects.
Santiago graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana, attorney at law (2009) and received his LLM from Harvard Law School (2013).