León Cosgrove

Jordi C. Martínez-Cid

Jordi C. Martínez-Cid is an associate at León Cosgrove LLP who focuses on all manner of complex commercial litigation, particularly for financial institutions and international clients.

Mr. Martínez-Cid has extensive experience representing financial institutions and international clients in a wide variety of matters at all stages of litigation. He has helped banks and other lending institutions navigate the regulatory landscape with an emphasis on avoiding consumer harm, and represented multinationals in complex proceedings both domestically and abroad.

Prior to joining León Cosgrove, Mr. Martínez-Cid worked in the Miami office of Hunton & Williams LLP and clerked for the Honorable Federico A. Moreno in the Southern District of Florida.

At the University of Michigan, Mr. Martínez-Cid was a James B. Angell Scholar, a Michigan Community Scholar, and a member of the College of Language, Science, and Arts’ Academic Judiciary Committee. While attending the Yale Law School, he was the Jack B. Tate scholar and a teaching fellow in First-Order Logic.


Obtained a complete defense verdict at trial for an engineering firm whose former executive was suing for nearly a million dollars.

Secured the dismissal of a lawsuit, for lack of personal jurisdiction, alleging tens of millions of dollars in damages against a group of foreign manufacturers.

Represented a bank in the financial technology sector with regards to an examination by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Spearheaded an internal investigation for a Central American bank regarding internal controls and anti-money laundering measures.

Represented a consortium of construction companies in Panama in arbitrations concerning a large infrastructure project and evaluated the clients’ right to bring an international arbitration under relevant bilateral investment treaties.

Represented a U.S. national in a claim against a Central American sovereign for wrongful expropriation of an investment worth tens of millions of dollars.
Advised an international conglomerate regarding potential claims against a South American sovereign.

Advised a terminal services company regarding potential liability arising from operation of a South American port.

Represented the CEO of a Latin American telecommunications company in the successful recoupment of assets from the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Community Involvement

Mr. Martínez-Cid maintains an active presence in the community. He is a Steering Committee Member for the Yale Law School Association of Miami and an Alumni Delegate for the Belen Jesuit Alumni Association.

He is the two-time recipient of the E. Randolph Williams Award given for exceptional pro bono service and has represented unaccompanied minor immigrants in proceedings before state and administrative courts. He also represented pro bono a woman of limited means in a bench trial to recover assets under Florida’s proceedings supplementary statute.

In 2013 and 2014, Mr. Martínez-Cid served as a Steering Committee Member for the International Litigation and Arbitration Conference hosted by the International Law Section of the Florida Bar, and served as a moderator for a panel concerning discovery practices in international arbitration.

He is a member of the Cuban American Bar Association, the University of Michigan Alumni Association, and the Federal Bar Association.