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Thomas S. Heather

Thomas S. Heather

Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C.
Senior Partner
Ciudad de Mexico, MEX


Mr. Heather has more than 40 years of experience in banking, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and international arbitration. He founded Heather & Heather, was a partner at White & Case in Miami, where he headed the Latin American Insolvency and Restructuring Group and with Ritch, Heather y Mueller in Mexico City, he was the managing partner. In Mexico and the U.S., Mr. Heather has published many articles and reviews on legal and financial topics, and has co-authored the treatise “Regulation of Foreign Banks” and “The Restructuring Handbook”, among other publications. He is a board member of several leading public corporations. Mr. Heather is a founding member of the International Insolvency Institute and is a member of the Mexican Institute of Insolvency Specialists (IFECOM), having acted as a conciliator, liquidator (síndico) and government appointed commissioner, in the largest insolvency proceedings in Mexico (completing 20 appointments).  He has lectured extensively and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Program on International Financial Systems of Harvard University.

Mr. Heather holds an LLM from the University of Texas at Austin and obtained his law degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho.

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