As the United States’ second-largest export market and third-largest source of imports, and with a highly developed manufacturing sector and numerous free-trade agreements, Mexico is important to both US and global companies. Our Latin America team has advised clients on legal and business issues involving Mexico for decades and includes bilingual lawyers licensed to practice law in Mexico, Texas, and other key jurisdictions. Our work for clients in the country has helped Morgan Lewis garner consistent recognition from Chambers Latin America as being among the leading international law firms in the region.

Our Scope

We represent clients operating in or doing deals involving Mexico in a broad spectrum of areas, including the following:

  • Cross-border transactions, finance, corporate M&A, international tax, joint ventures, real estate, capital markets, investment management, and antitrust issues
  • Labor and employment matters, including immigration
  • Investigations and external enforcement actions involving alleged violations of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Litigation, intellectual property, and privacy and cybersecurity
  • Insurance and reinsurance dispute policies covering risks, including through resolutions such as arbitration and trial and appellate practice before US federal and state courts
  • Insurance recovery and tax minimization or deferral from insurance proceeds; legacy liability structures (e.g., ring-fencing, insurance captives, and qualified settlement funds)
  • Spinoffs, receiverships, and restructurings
  • Political-risk insurance policy structure and negotiation for large infrastructure projects