Patricio Arena, Associate, supports our Mexico team and is a member of our Northern Latin America practice.
Patricio Arena Hool was born and raised in Mexico City. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Politics from New York University (NYU) and graduated summa cum laude. Upon graduation, he became a member of Phi Beta Kappa’s national honor society. During his time at NYU, he spent a whole year at NYU’s campus in Paris, where he took classes at The Sorbonne.
His previous internships include working at the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico during the renegotiation of NAFTA and working at the Office of Political, Economic, and Press Affairs at the Embassy of Mexico in Italy. Patricio has volunteered at Techo, a nonprofit organization that recruits young people to fight extreme poverty in Latin America. He also played competitive tennis for many years before attending NYU.
Patricio is fluent in Spanish, French, and Italian.