José Cortina leads FTI Consulting’s Risk & Investigations practice in Mexico, where he provides advice on complex compliance and regulatory matters for corporations and law firms. Mr. Cortina specializes in internal investigations, disputes, litigation support and intelligence gathering in Mexico and Central America. Since 2011, he has been involved in some of the largest cases associated with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) in the region. He conducts investigations for in-house and external counsel into allegations of wrongdoing, including fraud, embezzlement, harassment, theft, corruption, money laundering and other related forms of misconduct.
Mr. Cortina has conducted several due diligence investigations, asset tracing, data collection and preservation, forensic analytics investigations and business intelligence matters in Mexico and across Latin America. Additionally, he performs risk prevention, mitigation and corruption controls assessments to Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Cortina was the Lead Forensic Partner for Mexico and Central America at Deloitte. His practice at Deloitte focused on advising multinational clients on a wide range of investigations, risk assessments and intelligence gathering exercises. Mr. Cortina also managed various investigative teams based in Mexico, Central America and South America.
Before Deloitte, Mr. Cortina was the Antifraud and Extortions Manager at OCRA, an organization dedicated to the location and recovery of stolen assets in Mexico. Additionally, he worked at the Mexico City Attorney General’s Office as the Deputy Director of seized assets. Mr. Cortina also performed as an Associate Lawyer at some of the most important law firms in the country, specializing in litigation and disputes.
Certified Auditor ISO 37001:2016, Global STD, Mexico City
Law Degree, Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City
T: +52 55 2699 62 24
Boulevard Manuel Ávila Camacho No. 126
Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico, CDMX 11000
Bribery & Corruption Investigations & Compliance
Corporate Fraud & Investigations
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)