Juan Mendoza focuses his practice on asset recovery, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation and cross-border insolvency. He represents individuals and companies in domestic and international matters.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mendoza served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Jones, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas, and worked in a bankruptcy boutique practicing bankruptcy, business reorganizations and commercial litigation. Mendoza’s experience includes the representation of debtors in possession, creditors and trustees in the health care and oil and gas industries.
Mendoza received his law degree from Emory University School of Law in 2014 and his bachelor degrees in Economics and Finance and a Philosophy minor from Arizona State University. During law school, Mendoza was a member and Executive Managing Editor of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. He served as an intern to the Honorable Laurel M. Isicoff, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida. Mendoza also published a student comment, entitled Avoiding the Inequities Created by In re Delco Oil, Inc.—The Need for an Innocent Vendor Exception in the 2014 issue of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal.
Born in Peru and a native Spanish speaker, coupled with his bankruptcy experience, Mendoza is uniquely equipped to assist foreign clients in multijurisdictional matters.
Mendoza is admitted to practice in Florida, Georgia and Texas, United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, as well as the Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Florida and the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the Florida Chapter of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
Education and Admissions
– J.D., Emory University School of Law
– B.A., Arizona State University