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Miller Canfield provides legal counsel and representation to companies in the manufacturing, technology, service and other industries doing business in Mexico. Along with the attorneys in our Monterrey office, our attorneys in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and China counsel and represent clients on their cross-border matters and business disputes in Mexico.

Our team is familiar with the legal and business aspects and practices in Mexico as well as the U.S., Europe, China and Canada. Our team features senior Mexican attorneys as well as attorneys with experience in many Mexican cross-border transactions and disputes. 

Companies looking to establish, expand, sell or consolidate operations in Mexico count on Miller Canfield to structure deals that optimize trade, treaty and tax benefits. They also rely on us to negotiate and close transactions and provide general legal advice in a practical and efficient manner.

Our legal services include:

  • Establishing operations and incorporating in Mexico
  • Customs and import/export matters
  • Maquila and Immex registrations
  • Joint ventures, mergers and foreign acquisitions
  • Assisting in "shelter" arrangements
  • Finance and banking
  • Labor and employment matters for union and non-union facilities
  • Domestic and foreign tax structures and issues
  • NAFTA, CAFTA and other trade issues
  • Supply agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Sales and distributorship agreements
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Real estate acquisitions/dispositions
  • Arbitration and litigation
  • Immigration
  • Compliance with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Plant closings and consolidations

Our attorneys have handled everything from routine to the most complex and high-profile representations across several major industry sectors including automotive, electronics, pharmaceutical, medical devices, food products, environmental, IT, manufacturing, hotel, real estate and financial services.