Haynes and Boone is one of the most active U.S. law firms operating in Mexico, with a growing list of both international and Mexican clients. Operating in Mexico City with its affiliate, Haynes and Boone, SC, it is among the largest U.S. law firms in Mexico and has been serving clients in both Mexico and the U.S. for more than 20 years. Its fully bilingual and bi-cultural Mexico City office has legal professionals licensed in Mexico and the U.S. and trained in both legal systems. We have the largest Mexico City office of any Texas-based law firm.

Our team of lawyers works seamlessly across the U.S.-Mexico border. Our clients benefit because we are both bi-lingual and bi-cultural, with an ability to understand business issues from both sides and handle matters efficiently and cost-effectively.

Core Legal Capabilities in Mexico

  • Antitrust
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Environmental
  • Litigation/International Arbitration/Bankruptcy
  • Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Shipping/Maritime
  • Tax/International Tax
  • Telecommunications
  • Water

Some of the hallmarks of the regional leadership of our Mexico Practice Group:

  • An integrated approach to our Mexico City office from a management and technology perspective 
  • Strong securities, finance, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and energy capabilities 
  • An integrated approach to staffing projects with Latin American lawyers in our U.S. offices and a U.S. ex-pat in our Mexico City office to ensure real-time attention to both sides of the border 
  • Strong civil law expertise and cultural affinity with Latin America 
  • Strong Latin American experience from multiple offices, including Dallas, Houston, New York, Washington, D.C., and Mexico City 
  • Spanish language fluency of many U.S. partners and associates 
  • Local knowledge of markets and business practices in the region 
  • Extensive experience handling multi-jurisdictional projects in the region
Chambers Mexico Guide

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Write Real Estate Law Chapter for Chambers Mexico Guide

Mexico City Partners Antonio Diez de Bonilla and Gerardo Carrillo Valadez have written the Legal Q&A chapter for Chambers and Partners’ new guide on real estate law and practice in Mexico, which offers current and timely information on navigating the legal system while doing business in Mexico.

Client Service Accolades

Haynes and Boone lawyers are dedicated to providing excellent service to clients, and we have received numerous accolades for our work, including:

  • Chambers Latin America 2017 honored nine Haynes and Boone lawyers for leading work in seven Latin America and Mexico business law categories: Latin America-wide for corporate/M&A and energy and natural resources, and Mexico-wide for real estate banking and finance, corporate/M&A, energy and natural resources, and projects.
  • The firm was rated No. 20 in the Latinvex Top 65 Law Firms list. The firm also maintained a strong showing across other key lists, including the Top 30 Banking & Finance and the Top 30 Corporate/M&A list, where Haynes and Boone ranked No. 10 and No. 5, respectively. Latinvex also ranked Haynes and Boone No. 13 on its Top Energy Firms list and No. 4 on its newly-added Top Environment Firms list.
  • Latin Lawyer 2016 ranked Haynes and Boone SC in the top six law firms by deal count and top four law firms by deal value for Mexico M&A transactions handled during 2015. According to the figures listed in the magazine's just-released league tables (May 2016), deals handled by Haynes and Boone last year totaled US$5.638 billion.
  • Latinvex 2015 ranked Haynes and Boone as a Top 5 law firm in Banking & Finance, and Top 10 in Project Finance in Latin America. In addition, Latinvex named Jorge Labastida as one of the top 100 Latin American lawyers. Also, Latinvex named our Foreign Counsel Patricia Mastropierro was named one of the Top 100 female lawyers practicing in Latin America.
  • Chambers Latin America 2016 honored Haynes and Boone and its Mexican affiliate for leading work in five Latin America and Mexico business law categories: Latin America-wide for corporate/M&A and energy and natural resources, and Mexico-wide for banking and finance, corporate/M&A, energy and natural resources, projects and real estate.
  • Best Lawyers in Mexico 2016 recognized six Haynes and Boone lawyers in its directory.
  • Latin Lawyer 2015 listed Haynes and Boone as a recommended firm for Latin American legal work in its Latin Lawyer 250, a ranking that tracks leading law firms in Latin America. The firm had eight practice groups and 17 individual lawyers praised for their work. Researchers noted that the firm is "most visible in Mexico" and boasts a "more fluid cross-border practice than many other rivals with an office south of the border.”

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