Juan Manuel González Bernal
Provided by Juan Manuel González Bernal
Latin America Practice
Banking & Financial Services
Financial Regulatory & Compliance
Energy & Natural Resources
Liquefied Natural Gas
Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Juan Manuel González Bernal has over 25 years of experience handling complex project finance transactions representing sponsors, developers, structuring agents and lenders across all sectors (airports, transportation, water, energy and waste management, among others), and has focused on public procurement and the legal regime applicable to public works and services, and public-private partnerships in Mexico.
Juan Manuel is a founding member of Greenberg Traurig’s Mexico City office, and since then has assembled a 15-strong team of attorneys dedicating their time to all matters related to infrastructure and energy project development with deep capabilities in both the regulatory and transactional arena, as well as in alternative dispute resolution mechanisms including proceedings before the Secretaría de la Función Pública and the Auditoría Superior de la Federación in landmark cases like Túnel Emisor Oriente and the Durango-Mazatlán and Nuevo Necaxa-Tihuatlán highways. He is currently Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Mexico City Office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Infrastructure Practice.
-Global energy and infrastructure
Chambers Latin America, 2013-2023.
Chambers Global, 2012-2022.
LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1995.
Law Degree, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico, 1992.
Partner Juan Manuel González Bernal can claim solid skills assisting clients with the development of infrastructure projects in a wide range of sectors. He remains active in the financing of health facilities and advising on water projects. Juan Manuel González Bernal gets praise from a client who remarks: "He is a great asset for us," while another respondent reports: "Juan Manuel González Bernal has a clear vision of the sector and that is very helpful."
Mexico City-based lawyer Juan Manuel González Bernal possesses capabilities in advising on corporate finance. One source states: "Juan Manuel González Bernal is a great leader and very strategic." Lauding his service, another client declares: "He is a competitive negotiator."