*Ernesto Mendieta is not licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia. He is supervised by attorneys licensed to practice in the District of Columbia.
Ernesto Mendieta is an experienced bilingual attorney with a history of helping international clients resolve complex matters.
Ernesto began his career in Mexico as an associate at one of the world’s largest law firms, before specializing in telecommunications law at Mexico’s preeminent telecommunication boutique firm. In that capacity, Ernesto worked with competitive carriers entering the Mexican telecommunications market on all aspects of regulatory compliance and corporate formation. He helped several U.S. companies start operations in Mexico as ISPs, MVNOs, resellers and e-commerce providers.
After earning an LL.M. from Georgetown University and passing the New York bar, Ernesto continued his career in the United States where he dedicated a substantial part of his practice to international investment arbitration as counsel in an ICSID arbitration proceeding brought pursuant to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In that role, Ernesto has coordinated with technical experts and economists from throughout the United States and Latin America.
In addition, Ernesto counsels domestic and foreign telecommunications companies on compliance with FCC regulations, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and assists companies with monitoring telecommunications policy developments at home and abroad that may impact their business.