ABOGADO

Ander Astigarraga Peñalva

TEAM

Ander Astigarraga Peñalva

LAWYER

aastigarraga@muclaw.mx

Lawyer graduated from the law school of the Universidad Iberoamericana, with more than 8 years of experience in labor law, his practice is mainly focused on representing national and multinational companies in all types of litigation, controversies and procedures related to labor matters.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Astigarraga offers strategic advice on current labor law regulations for all types of business sectors. His deep understanding of the legal field allows him to advise on issues such as regulations, individual employment contracts, internal policies, collective matters, high-profile terminations, among others. He is known for placing special emphasis on innovative practices that allow him to help his clients manage labor disputes more effectively.

SPOKEN LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

LAW SCHOOL
  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana – 2018.


Juan Carlos Román Abrego

TEAM

Juan Carlos Román Abrego

PARALEGAL

jcroman@muclaw.mx

With more than 15 years of experience, Juan Carlos has extensive knowledge that has allowed him to develop a specialization in the area of Intellectual Property and Copyrights, both locally and internationally. He has also been recognized for his professional ethics, commitment to the client and his ability to solve highly complex problems.

Juan Carlos has worked closely with foreign correspondents to assist clients in different jurisdictions. In addition, he has acquired vast experience in the management of INTA’s annual agenda, control, updating and database management of applications, trademark registrations and reservations of rights.

 

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Throughout his career, Juan Carlos has specialized in the area of Intellectual Property and Copyrights, achieving constant cases of success in conducting trademark background searches and feasibility analysis, filing trademark applications and their classification, reports on obtaining Certificates of Registration, Renewals, Declarations of Use, Change of Name, Change of Address, Assignment of Rights, attention and conservation of Industrial Property rights and Copyrights in the national territory and abroad.

 

 

SPOKEN LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

LAW SCHOOL
  • Law Degree -2010


Miguel Ángel Barragán Díaz

TEAM

Miguel Ángel Barragán Díaz

LAWYER

abarragan@muclaw.mx

Barragán Díaz is a lawyer by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. His professional activity has always been directed to Business Law and to provide solutions in all the fields involved in it, specializing in the area of Contracts, Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Mr. Barragan has extensive experience in professional practice as a litigator in Corporate Law, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property and Administrative Law.

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

STUDIES
  • Law Degree. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México – 2011.
  • Escuela Libre de Derecho. Diploma in Corporate Law – 2016.
  • Universidad Panamericana Master ‘s Degree in Corporate Law – 2022.


Ximena Mejía

TEAM

Ximena Mejía

Lawyer

xmejia@muclaw.mx

Ximena Mejía is a lawyer, who, since the beginning of her studies began to generate a solid experience, consolidating a great reputation due to her dedication and compliance with strict ethics. In addition, she has experience in Civil, Commercial and Family Law.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

During her professional career, Ximena has focused her practice in the areas of Civil, Commercial and Family Law.

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

STUDIES
  • Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, (UNAM) – 2021.
  • Diploma: “Civil and Family Law, Oral Trials”. School of Law, UNAM – 2021.
  • Oral Argumentation and Leadership. Método & Excellentia, Academic and Business Consulting – 2019.
  • General course on: “Intellectual Property”. IMPI – 2020.
  • Online Course: “Introduction to the General Law of Protection of Personal Data in Possession of Obligated Subjects”. Attorney General’s Office – 2022.
  • Online Course: “Effective Work Teams”. Attorney General’s Office – 2022.
  • Online Course: “Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking” .Office of the Attorney General of the Republic – 2022.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
  • Ximena successfully represented the interests of a client for the restitution of his property, in the State of Queretaro, prior to trial – 2021.


Nadia Espinosa Rebollo

TEAM

Nadia Espinosa Rebollo

LAWYER

nespinosa@muclaw.mx

Nadia has more than 10 years of experience in civil and commercial litigation, specializing in insurance and reinsurance matters, being a key member of the litigation team, where she has obtained important success cases.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Nadia is an excellent professional, with the ability to solve the most complex insurance and reinsurance problems. Her extensive knowledge, together with her ability to develop effective strategies, makes her a highly qualified lawyer in her area of expertise.

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

STUDIES
  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de México.
  • Diploma in Attachment and Judicial Auction in Civil and Commercial Matters, Centros de Estudios Carbonell – 2019.
  • Diploma in Mediation Techniques in Family Matters: Practical Workshop, Centro de Estudios Carbonell – 2019.
  • Diploma in Oral Trials, Universidad Autónoma de México – 2020.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
  • Nadia is the head of the commercial litigation area, and throughout her experience she has handled more than 500 insurance and reinsurance cases, achieving successful results that translate into significant economic savings for each of her clients.


Valeria Flores Mendoza

TEAM

Valeria Flores Mendoza

LAWYER

vflores@muclaw.mx

Valeria holds a law degree from the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México and has extensive experience in labor law. In recent years, she has stood out as a leading litigator of individual conflicts, representing companies from diverse economic sectors, such as commerce, communications, services and logistics. In addition, she has advised numerous companies to avoid possible labor disputes with their employees, thus minimizing important economic costs to their representatives.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Valeria is an expert in labor relations management, which allows her to provide effective solutions to mediate conflicts between the parties involved; being familiar with the changing challenges faced by companies, she grants strategies that optimize the management of high profile companies.

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English

STUDIES
  • Law degree from the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México – 2018.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
  • Her professional practice is focused on labor matters, practicing in the bureaucratic sector as Employer Representative of the Special Board Number 3 of the Local Board of Conciliation and Arbitration of the Toluca Valley where she participated in the Plenary sessions for decision making and resolution of labor disputes.
  • Subsequently, she ventured into the labor litigation of individual conflicts representing companies from different sectors such as: real estate companies, private security companies, federal transportation companies, technology companies, department store chains, cosmetics companies, schools, construction companies, among others.


Sayra Álvarez Argote

TEAM

Sayra Álvarez Argote

LAWYER

salvarez@muclaw.mx

Sayra completed her studies at the Universidad Autónoma de México as a law graduate. She has collaborated with high-profile firms, which has given her a comprehensive approach to legal representation and positions her as a promising young lawyer.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

She specializes in the operation of corporations, incorporation, organization and administration of corporate obligations, corporate restructuring and dissolution, drafting, review and analysis of contracts necessary for the proper functioning of companies, attention to clients of advertising companies and record companies.

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

STUDIES
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Law from the Universidad Autónoma de México 2022.
    Anti-Bribery and Corruption Training Course: Conducting Due Diligence on HCP ́s Outside of the U.S.
  • HCP ́s Outside of the U.S – Merck Sharp & Dohme (Merck Sharp & Dohme or MSD is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world).
  • Diploma in Procedural Law – UNAM
    Diploma in the New Accusatory Criminal System (oral trials) – UNAM


Fernando Pérez Stoopen

TEAM

Fernando Pérez Stoopen

LAWYER

fperez@muclaw.mx

A graduate of the Universidad Panamericana with a law degree, Fernando is a criminal litigation attorney. He has vast experience in the execution of oral trials. He has participated in the design and implementation of compliance and integrity policies (Criminal Compliance Program) as well as crime prevention and criminal liability programs for multiple national and foreign companies. He is also a pioneer in advising on the application of the U.S. FCPA and the British Bribery Act in our country.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

He has been dedicated to litigation and consulting in criminal matters, specializing in matters related basically to the corporate area. Likewise, he has extensive experience in the fight against patrimonial, industrial and intellectual property crimes, as well as in the defense of matters related to environmental and tax matters.

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

STUDIES

  • Law degree from Universidad Panamericana, 2021.
  • Course on Enforcement of Judgments given by Judge Víctor Manuel Nava Cassaruvias, 2020.
  • Diploma in Amparo Indirecto en Materia Penal, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, School of Law, 2020.
  • Diploma in Amparo Proceedings against Procedural Violations in Criminal Matters, Law School of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2020.
  • Diploma in Procedural Strategies in the Accusatory Criminal Procedure, Instituto de Formación Profesional y de Estudios Superiores de la Fiscalía General de Justicia de la Ciudad de México, 2020.
  • Course on Emotional Intelligence for Operators of the Accusatory System given by His Honor Dr. Ángel Aarón Cámara Atristain, Control Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Mexico City, 2021.
  • Course on the Presentation of Evidence in the Oral Trial Stage given by His Honor Mr. Alberto Tornero Arellano, Judge assigned to the First Court of Appeals in Criminal Matters of the Texcoco Region of the Judicial Branch of the State of Mexico, 2021.
  • Diploma in Indirect Protection in Criminal Matters, its problems in practice given by Dr. Baldomero Mendoza López, School of Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2021.
  • Course on Criminal Procedure for Legal Entities and Psychology of Testimony given by His Honor Dr. Ángel Aarón Cámara Atristain,Control Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Mexico City, 2021.
  • Diploma in Claim and Payment of Damage Reparation in Mexico given by Dr. Arturo Altamirano González at Centro de Estudios y Capacitación, S.C., 2021.
  • Master’s Degree in Accusatory Criminal Procedural Justice System and Specialization in Oral Trials, both at the Instituto de Estudios y Capacitación Jurídica, A.C. at the Judicial School of the Judicial Branch of the State of Mexico. Attending.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Obtained the first Amparo in the history of our country declaring the unconstitutionality of the Civil Code of Mexico City, which represented an important and avant-garde historical advance in the recognition of fundamental rights of children and adolescents that did not exist before; a precedent of such legal transcendence that it even motivated several novel criteria published nationally in the Judicial Weekly of the Federation.
  • He actively participated in the first criminal trial for trade secrets in more than three decades.
  • He has successfully represented several hundreds of companies, among which are most of the consumer, pharmaceutical, automotive and chemical companies in Mexico.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND ACADEMIC POSITIONS
  • Fernando has participated in several academic conferences in Analysis of Organized Crime given by His Honor Dr. Aarón Zeferín Hernández District Judge specialized in the Accusatory Criminal System of the Federal Criminal Justice Center in the State of Mexico, with residence in the municipality of Almoloya de Juárez (Altiplano).
  • Analysis of Emblematic Sentences of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation given by Her Honor Dr. Marisol Castañeda Pérez Magistrate of the Collegiate Court in Administrative and Labor Matters, with residence in Querétaro; Analysis of the Probative Information in Initial Hearing given by His Honor Mtro. Daniel Urriste Ramírez Twenty Fourth Judge of the Accusatory Criminal Procedural System of the Superior Court of Justice of Mexico City.
  • He is the Academic Liaison Coordinator of Instituto Jurídico Atenea, S.C.


Jose Braulio Zendejas Cabrera

TEAM

José Braulio Zendejas Cabrera

LAWYER

jzendejas@muclaw.mx

José Zendejas completed his law degree at the National Bar Association. Due to his analytical and strategic approach, he has excelled in providing a legal defense adhering to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.

Zendejas keeps up to date with current legislation and the latest legal trends, with the clear objective of achieving favorable results for his clients, through competent legal representation, persuasive argumentation and rigorous legal research.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

José Braulio specializes in civil law, amparo, insurance and bonds, and commercial law. He has worked on a wide range of matters including contracts, civil liability, property, inheritance, debt collection, and more. He is familiar with the applicable laws and regulations to provide effective legal advice and representation.

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

STUDIES
  • Law Degree from the Barra Nacional de Abogados 2015.
  • Diploma in Amparo Trial by the SCJN 2021.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
  • Throughout his professional career, he has represented important companies in the private sector, real estate, insurance companies, and financial institutions, achieving favorable results for his clients.


Gerardo Velazco Alvarez

TEAM

Gerardo Velazco Alvarez

LAWYER

gvelazco@muclaw.mx

Gerardo Velazco focuses his legal practice as a trial attorney in commercial and civil matters. He obtained his law degree from Universidad La Salle, and from then until today, his career has been characterized by an impressive track record focused on generating favorable results for his clients.

Gerardo’s dedication and commitment make him an invaluable asset in any case entrusted to him.

SPECIALIZATION AREA

Gerardo specializes in civil litigation, commercial litigation, administrative litigation, amparo proceedings, protection of human rights, drafting of contracts, national and international counseling. He is also a legal advisor to financial and banking institutions in the country.

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English

STUDIES AND CERTIFICATIONS
  •  Law degree from Universidad La Salle 2013.
  • Course on Legal Argumentation 2010.
  • Tax Law Seminar 2013.
  • Legal English Course at Universidad La Salle 2011.
  • General Course on Money Laundering Prevention 2.0 2015.
  • Course Learn to Invest in the Stock Market, Investor House 2016.