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Latin Lawyer Awards Haynes and Boone Restructuring Deal of the Year

MEXICO CITYLatin Lawyer has awarded Haynes and Boone, SC its 2013 Restructuring Deal of the Year for serving as counsel to the consenting creditors in the groundbreaking bankruptcy case of Mexico’s largest glassmaker, Vitro. >>

Cecilia Flores Appointed Director of the Arbitration and Mediation Commission of CANACO

MEXICO CITY – Haynes and Boone, LLP Of Counsel Cecilia Flores has been named director of the Mexico City National Chamber of Commerce Mediation and Arbitration Commission, one of the country’s top dispute resolution institutions. >>

Chambers Continues to Award Haynes and Boone Talent High Marks in Global Directory

After a year in which Haynes and Boone, LLP widened its global reach with offices in China and Brazil, Chambers Global 2014 broadened its recognition of the firm by singling out 13 lawyers and five practices for praise in its highly regarded directory of recommended legal services.

Editors praised Haynes and Boone efforts on multiple fronts from the United States to Latin America to Mexico City. >>

Latin Lawyer 250 Directory Highlights Haynes and Boone Talent in International and Mexico Listings

DALLAS / MEXICO CITY/ NEW YORK – As it has for more than 10 years, Latin Lawyer 250 has recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers for their international and Mexico-based legal work, this year singling out 19 practitioners and seven practice groups for inclusion in the highly regarded listing of recommended law firms. >>

Recent Publications

Los Tribunales Colegiados en México Reconocen como Derecho Humano el Acceso al Arbitraje

El Segundo Tribunal Colegiado en Materia Civil del Tercer Circuito emitió la tesis aislada ACCESO A LOS MECANISMOS ALTERNOS DE SOLUCIÓN DE CONTROVERSIAS, COMO DERECHO HUMANO. GOZA DE LA MISMA DIGNIDAD QUE EL ACCESO A LA JURISDICCIÓN DEL ESTADO, según la cual tanto la tutela judicial como los mecanismos alternos de solución de controversias, se encuentran en un mismo plano constitucional y gozan de la misma dignidad, asimismo, ambos tienen como finalidad resolver los diferendos entre los sujetos que se encuentran bajo el imperio de la ley en el Estado Mexicano. >>

Americas Practice Group Overview

An overview of Haynes and Boone's Americas Practice Group - its lawyers, practices, experience and accolades. >>

Located downtown in the Paseo de la Reforma, El Ángel is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Mexico City. Formally called the Columna de la Independencia, it features bronze sculptures symbolizing Law, War, Justice and Peace at its base.

Office Address

Torre Esmeralda I, Blvd.
Manuel Ávila Camacho No. 40
Despacho 1601
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec, DF 11000

T: +52.55.5249.1800
F: +52.55.5249.1801

Main Office Contacts

Luis Moreno
Administrative Partner

Yamilé Cevallos
Office Administrator

Mexico City Professionals

Mexico City

Haynes and Boone has shown itself to be 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. firms operating in Mexico and has been serving clients in both Mexico and the U.S. for more than 15 years. Its fully bilingual and bi-cultural Mexico City office has legal professionals licensed in both Mexico and the U.S. and trained in both legal systems.

The firm has experience in a wide variety of Mexican business sectors. Our strong presence in Mexico is grounded in our extensive network of contacts in Mexican government, media and business. The firm has a diverse breadth of experience in projects-based finance, particularly in developing countries throughout Latin America, where regional development and sustainability rely on industrial growth in areas such as mining, transportation and energy industries.

Our legal professionals in the Mexico City office are highly experienced in cross-border and domestic transactions in practice areas including corporate; banking and finance; real estate; energy; hospitality; international and domestic tax matters and planning; litigation and arbitration; project development and finance; and transportation.

The Mexico City office is located inside Lomas de Chapultepec, a modern commercial and hotel district, and provides state-of-the-art telecommunications capabilities and abundant office space and conference facilities.

Facts and Fine Points about the Mexico City Office

  • The firm’s Latin American practice group, which includes 30 lawyers from Mexico City and other offices, has been recognized as one of the leaders in Latin America by numerous business organizations and publications, including Latin Lawyer and the Chambers USA 2007 directory, which singled out Americas Practice Group chairman Larry Pascal for a national accolade in the Latin American Investment category.
  • The firm was recognized for its role in the Amapá Mineração transaction, one of Trade Finance Magazine's 2007 Deals of the Year. Haynes and Boone acted as international counsel for MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. (MMX), in connection with the financing of an integrated iron-ore mining and infrastructure logistics project relating to MMX's Amapá mining facility. The MMX financing consisted of a three-tranche facility aggregating US$250MM in bank facilities and R$580,000,000 of financing from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES).
  • Our Mexico City office of Haynes and Boone has been listed for many consecutive years as one of Latin Lawyer’s 250 leading business law firms in Latin America, and three of its partners, Antonio Franck, Jorge Labastida and Luis Moreno, have been included in the list of the foremost legal practitioners in the international legal marketplace in the practices of Banking and Real Estate law, as published in Chambers, Latin America, 2011 Edition, and the Who’s Who Legal’s: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, 2011 Edition, a publication made by the International Bar Association and the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association.
  • Haynes and Boone’s Projects Practice, a principal sponsor of this year’s Project Finance magazine’s U.S. Power Finance Forum, is widely known for its international capabilities.
  • Haynes and Boone has also instituted a foreign associate program, hosting visiting attorneys from Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and Peru. We also provide a training program for lawyers at Haynes and Boone S.C. in Mexico City to work for Haynes and Boone, LLP in the United States.