Santiago Kelley


Santiago' practice is focused on civil and commercial litigation, as well as on insolvency and bankruptcy.

For over 19 years, he has given advice on insolvency and bankruptcy matters, participating as representative of banks, companies subject to insolvency processes and bankruptcy agents (auditors, conciliators and liquidators).

Regarding his litigation experience, he has been legal advisor of private banks and national development banks, domestic and foreign financial entities, educational institutions, national and multinational companies, condominiums and civil associations.

He is currently professor of Commercial Procedure Law and Bankruptcy Law at the Law School (Facultad de Derecho) of the Universidad Panamericana. He also teaches Legal Process Theory at the Universidad Tecnológica; and in the Master of Corporate Law for non- lawyers of the Universidad Panamericana in Guadalajara and Aguascalientes.

He has been guest speaker at conferences organized by the Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO), the Instituto de Capacitacion para Ejecutivos S.C. and from the National Congress of Insolvency and Bankruptcy in different topics such as commercial arbitration, trusts, contracts tax effects, insolvency and bankruptcy and bankruptcy agents.

Master in Corporate Law from the Universidad Panamericana. Author of the article “Means of Bankruptcy Prevention in Mexico” published by the same University in 1997.

Santiago is of counsel of our firm in the litigation and insolvency and bankruptcy areas.


Universidad Panamericana (Guadalajara Campus)

Law degree, 1998

Universidad Panamericana (Guadalajara Campus)

Specialization in Corporate Compliance Law, 2000

Universidad Panamericana (Guadalajara Campus)

Specialization in Companies and Business Corporations, 2001

Universidad Panamericana (Guadalajara Campus)

Specialization in Fiscal Litigation, 2009

Universidad Panamericana (Guadalajara Campus)

Master in Corporate Law, 2013