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Mexico

Client and Industry Challenges

At Snell & Wilmer, we are committed to serving our clients' regional and international business needs. We opened our first international office in Los Cabos, Mexico in 2008 to meet our clients’ needs in the  real estate, resort, hospitality, and master-planned community industries, as well as providing a broad range of other legal services to businesses throughout Mexico. Today, we represent some of the largest and most exclusive master planned communities and resorts in the market, uniting our international experience with our local presence to provide them with results oriented and turnkey legal services.

Areas of Service

Our Mexico practice offers extensive and experienced transactional and regulatory legal services to those national and international businesses with interests throughout Baja and northern Mexico and to those entering the market. The natural beauty, climate and beaches in this region, as well as its proximity to the United States, continue to make it an extremely popular vacation and lifestyle destination and a focus of international economic development activity, especially from United States-based companies and investors.

Real Estate and Hospitality Services

Our Los Cabos attorneys are global-minded and sophisticated providers of start-to-finish real estate and development cross-border advice and services that include:

  • Real estate acquisition and disposition
  • Real estate development and entitlement
  • Commercial real estate and corporate financing
  • Mixed used developments and master planned communities
  • Construction
  • Zoning and land use
  • Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Condominium law
  • HOA organization
  • Environmental
  • Immigration
  • Regulatory and administrative law
  • Leasing industrial, commercial and residential
  • Private clubs and membership documentation
  • Time shares and vacation clubs
  • Hotel management and operations
  • Documentation and organization

Business Cross-Border Transactions

In addition to our real estate and development services, Snell & Wilmer Los Cabos attorneys provide business advice and cross-border representation to companies doing business in Mexico in the following practices:

  • Factories and industrial operations
  • Corporate
  • Commercial finance
  • Joint ventures
  • Export controls and economic sanctions
  • Construction services
  • Business
  • Labor and employment
  • Antitrust and trade regulations
  • Environmental
  • Healthcare
  • Gaming
  • Intellectual property and technology
  • Regulation and administrative law

Clients We Serve

Snell & Wilmer's Mexico group represents developers, hoteliers, lifestyle-property brands, financial institutions, private equity firms, builders,  importers, exporters, distributors, multi-national corporations, trade associations, energy companies, engineering firms, agri-business operations, government entities, insurance companies, real estate developers, gaming entities, mining and  manufacturing and technology companies in the United States, Mexico and Latin America.

Why Clients Select Us

Local Counsel, International Resources: The Snell & Wilmer Mexico practice team has the international experience, resources, and insight to support Mexico-related cross-border ventures and international business matters. We have both Mexico and United States licensed attorneys who are bilingual and bicultural, and who possess strong relationships in Mexico. Our clients also benefit from the relationships we maintain through our firm's membership in Lex Mundi, the world's leading association of independent law firms. In addition, our Mexico attorneys can quickly form a cross-border, cross-disciplinary team for any legal matter, drawing on the resources of Snell & Wilmer’s over 400 attorneys practicing at our ten other locations in the United States.