Ana Margarita Ríos Farjat

Justice of the Supreme Court of Mexico since December 2019, and as of January 2021, she is President of the First Chamber of the Supreme Court. She has a PhD in Public Policy by the Tecnológico de Monterrey and a master's degree in tax law by the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. With 25 years of experience, she began her career at the Federal Judiciary Branch in 1996. Afterwards, she worked in a transnational law firm. There, she concentrated her practice in civil, commercial, administrative, international, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation; and amparo. From 2009 to 2018, she worked independently. In December 2018, she was designated Head of the Tax Administration Service, where she confronted tax evasion and simulated operations, and promoted formal economy and transparency. She has been a professor at the Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, editorialist, governance and accountability activist, promoter of the Anti-Corruption System in Nuevo León and gender coordinator of the Nuevo León Chapter of the Mexican Bar Association. Her work has been recognized by academic and professional institutions. Winner of the National Legal Essay Contest organized by the IIJUNAM, author of several articles and co-author of the book Perspectivas del Derecho en México. Also she has published two books of poetry.

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