Partners: 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)
Counsel: Juan Pablo Cervantes (M&A), Nadia Gonzalez (Labor Mexico City and Monterrey), Cecilia Rojas (Banking & Finance), Rosemarie McLaren (Banking & Finance)
Number of partners: 30 Number of Of Counsel: 4 Number of lawyers: 230+
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.
One of the main differentiators in the legal market in Mexico is that the firm is the only Band 1 firm able to provide clients with a strong transactional and regulatory offerings coupled with 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 and infrastructure, private equity, regulated industries, real estate and hospitality and health.
The strategy and forward thinking vision of the partners, have allowed the firm to consolidate its leadership through a multidisciplinary approach through its practice areas.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ Dispute Resolution: Administrative Litigation
■ Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
■ Banking & Finance
■ Bankruptcy & Restructuring
■ Capital Markets
■ Competition & Regulated Industries
■ TMT - Technology, Media & Telecomm
■ Compliance & Investigations
■ Dispute Resolutions: Commercial Litigation
■ Corporate Services
■ Customs & International Trade
■ Energy (Oil & Gas, Renewables & Power)
■ Environmental ■ Infrastructure
■ Intellectual Property
■ Life Sciences
■ M&A & Private Equity
■ Project Finance
■ Real Estate
■ Tax Controversy, Tax Consultancy & Tax Litigation
■ Wealth Management
The firm stands out for its distinctive collaborative, innovative and diverse oriented culture. The firm 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, at GALICIA the firm 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.
GALICIA's collaborative, innovative and diversity oriented culture as well as its commitment to generate an impact within its society are the foundation of the firm's 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 & 2019
■ LATAM Firm of the Year 2017