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Fernando Mendez

Fernando Mendez *


* Applicant for admission to the New York Bar. Supervised by partners of the firm who are members of the New York Bar.

Fernando Mendez is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group in Haynes Boone's New York office. Fernando’s practice includes representing owners and lenders in connection with financing, acquisition, disposition, and leasing of commercial and corporate real estate projects. Fernando’s practice also includes drafting, reviewing documents, and representing owners and tenants in connection with the leasing of commercial and corporate real estate projects.

Fernando Mendez, in addition to being passionate about client work, is also passionate about pro bono matters and recently won an asylum case for a client and their family.

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J.D., City University of New York School of Law, 2022

B.A., Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 2018


Extern to the Honorable Paul A. Goetz, New York Supreme Court, 2021

Press Release
Haynes Boone Wins Asylum for Garifuna Family Facing Deportation to Honduras
May 15, 2023

Haynes and Boone, LLP New York Associates Tania Khatibifar and Fernando Mendez* successfully represented a Honduran mother and three of her children in deportation proceedings. In April, the family won asylum in New York Immigration Court. The family are Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous group that faces severe discrimination, violence and persecution in Honduras. Tania first met the family in 2019 and [...]