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Edmundo Elías-Fernández

Guadalajara, Mexico Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Edmundo Elías-Fernández heads the firm's international trade and customs team and is lauded by sources as "an excellent lawyer" and "a customs expert." A client hails him as "a very responsive and knowledgeable lawyer who provides great customer service." His customs expertise extends to valuations, compliance and litigation, as well as tariff classification.
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Edmundo Elías-Fernandez has more than 31 years of legal experience. He has focused his practice on customs and international trade, tax law, commercial and corporate law, compliance (anticorruption) and government affairs. He has profound knowledge of various sectors and industries, including “maquiladora”, manufacturing, pharma and life sciences, automotive, consumer products and information technology.

He has advised various Fortune 10, 100 and 500 companies on cross-border matters relating to corporate, commercial, trade and customs and anticorruption issues. He regularly represents clients in preferential trade agreements, duty relief programs, customs compliance, tariff classification, customs valuation, rules of origin and non-tariff regulations.


- Northwestern University Ptritzker School of Law (LL.M. candidate 2021)

- IE Business School (CBA candidate 2021)

- Universidad Panamericana (PhD in Law Candidate) (2007)

- IPADE – Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (AD-2 2005)

- Management Executive Program, Northwestern University, Kellog Graduate School of

Management (2000).

- Universidad Panamericana (Postgraduate Studies) (1991-1992)

- Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Licenciatura) (1989)

Professional Memberships

- Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, A.C.,

- American Bar Association

- Academia Internacional de Derecho Aduanero

- Confederación de Asociaciones de Agentes Aduanales de la República Mexicana



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