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Haynes and Boone Mexico City Welcomes Three Corporate Finance and M&A Lawyers, and New Practice Area

MEXICO CITY – Continuing its strategic and robust build-out in anticipation of Mexican energy and structural reforms in various sectors, Haynes and Boone, SC, with twenty years in the Mexican market, has now added a team of three corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and antitrust lawyers led by seasoned corporate Partner Jorge Sanchez from Goodrich, Riquelme y Asociados. Jorge is well regarded in both domestic and international markets by his peers as a long standing practitioner who fosters interdisciplinary work through a solid corporate practice and client base. >>

Damian Gonzalez


Mexico City

Torre Esmeralda I, Blvd.
Manuel Ávila Camacho No. 40
Despacho 1601
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec, DF 11000
T +52.55.5249.1872
F +52.55.5249.1801

Areas of Practice


  • Law Degree, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Mexico


  • Spanish
  • English
Damian Gonzalez

Damian Gonzalez is a transactional lawyer with more than eight years of experience advising domestic and international clients doing business in Mexico. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, secured transactions, corporate and commercial law, advising clients on a variety of transactional and regulatory matters, principally in the mining and natural resources sectors.

Within his M&A practice, Damian has participated advising clients with different business perspectives, including: acquiring companies, target and selling companies, boards and committees, majority and minority interest holders and dissident shareholders.

Damian has also experience advising international clients in large procurement procedures with the federal government and state-owned companies, helping clients manage risk and ensure regulatory compliance at all levels of oversight and regulatory scrutiny (federal, state and municipal). Areas of his counsel in government contracts include:

  • Development and review of solicitation documents
  • Federal, state and municipal law and regulations, including competitive procurement procedures
  • Concession agreements and adjudication procedures

He regularly advises international mining companies in the negotiation of credit facilities to finance their operations in Mexico, as well as in the acquisition of mining concessions and implementation of net smelter returns royalties.

Damian works closely with international companies to implement corporate compliance programs within Mexican subsidiaries and developing reorganizations in their managerial, operational, and shareholding structures.

Damian is a member of the Mexican Bar Association.