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Galicia Abogados, S.C.

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No. of Employees: +230
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Firm Overview:
GALICIA was founded in 1994 and has since become Mexico´s leading transactional firm with a strong regulatory offering supported by its strategic litigation capabilities.

The firm has more than 25 years of experience advising a wide array of national and international clients. Renowned law firm for its impeccable reputation and superb knowledge in strategic sectors, such as: Financial, Energy & Infrastructure, Private Equity, Regulated Industries, Real Estate & Hospitality and Health.

One of the main differentiators in the legal market in Mexico is that GALICIA is the only Band 1 firm able to provide clients with strong transactional and regulatory offerings coupled with strategic litigation capabilities.

Main Areas of Practice:
The strategy and forward thinking vision of our partners, have allowed GALICIA to consolidate its leadership through a multidisciplinary approach through its practice areas:
1. Administrative Litigation
2. Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
3. Banking & Finance
4. Insurance
5. Bankruptcy & Restructuring
6. Capital Markets
7. Competition & Regulated Industries
8. TMT - Technology, Media & Telecomm
9. Compliance & Investigations
10. Dispute Resolutions: Commercial Litigation
11. Corporate Services
12. Customs & International Trade
13. Energy (Oil & Gas, Renewables & Power)
14. Environmental
15. Infrastructure
16. Intellectual Property
17. Labour
18. Life Sciences
19. M&A & Private Equity
20. Mining
21. Project Finance
22. Real Estate
23. Tax Controversy, Tax Consultancy and Tax Litigation
24. Wealth Management

The firm stands out for its distinctive collaborative, innovative and diverse oriented culture. It prepares itself and its strategy to face the next decades with the same enthusiasm and forward thinking culture.

GALICIA is an independent firm with broad international reach through its network in Europe, Latam, US and Asia. Being regarded as a solution-oriented firm, GALICIA seeks and trains highly qualified professionals with international presence, most of whom have studied at prestigious universities and have worked at leading law firms in the United States and Europe.

The firm's collaborative, innovative and diversity oriented culture as well as its commitment to generate an impact within its society are the foundation of its day to day work.

The firm's diversity and inclusion driven culture has positioned 16 women as leaders in different fields, such as: 6 practice areas, 3 counsel, 2 executive positions and 6 management positions.

Recent recognitions and accolades by Chambers and Partners:
Mexico Law Firm of the Year 2013, 2015 and 2019
LATAM Firm of the Year 2017

The Team:
30 Partners (listed by seniority)
Manuel Galicia (M&A, Banking & Finance)
Carlos de Maria y Campos (Energy and Projects)
José Visoso (M&A, Private Equity and Banking & Finance)
Ignacio Pesqueira (Corporate Services and M&A)
Arturo Perdomo (M&A, Banking & Finance, Fintech)
Christian Lippert (M&A, Competition and Compliance)
Humberto Pérez-Rocha (M&A, Banking & Finance, Insurance and Projects)
Francisco Fernández Cueto (Energy and Projects)
Alejandro de la Borbolla (M&A and Projects)
Bernardo Martínez-Negrete (Life Sciences and Projects)
Héctor Kuri (M&A and Mining)
Antonio Borja (Energy and Projects)
Daniel Amézquita (Administrative Litigation)
Maurice Berkman (Banking & Finance and Capital Markets)
Carlos Chávez (TMT, Competition and Compliance)
Mariana Herrero (Environmental)
Eugenio Sepúlveda (M&A, Restructurng & Insolvency Mexico City and Monterrey)
Guillermo Pérez Santiago (Banking & Finance and Capital Markets)
Eduardo García-Travesi (Energy and Projects)
Ricardo García (M&A)
Gabriela Pellón (Tax Consultancy and Wealth Management)
Rodrigo Zamora (Commercial Litigation and Arbitration)
Rodrigo Rivera (Banking & Finance and Insurance)
Ramiro Sandoval (M&A and Real Estate)
Cecilia Azar (Arbitration)
Federico Scheffler (Tax Consultancy)
Edson Uribe (Tax Controvercy)
Ernesto Partida (Energy and Projects)
Mario Valencia (Customs and International Trade)
Denise Lester (Tax Litigation)

4 Counsel
Juan Pablo Cervantes (M&A)
Nadia Gonzalez (Labor Mexico City and Monterrey)
Cecilia Rojas (Banking & Finance)
Rosemarie McLaren (Banking & Finance)


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