• Partner

    Francisco J. Peña Gama

    Francisco Peña Gama is the firm’s senior partner. Over the past 30 years of his career, he has received the steadfast recognition of his clients for his professional service. Mr. Peña has represented individuals, as well as domestic and multinational corporations in their business transactions in Mexico, such as Merck, S.A. de C.V.; Osram, S.A. de C.V.; Siemens, S.A. de C.V.; and Siemens Enterprise Communications, S.A. de C.V. Mexico, 1971 Education Licentiate in Law (J.D. equivalent), cum laude, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, 1971 Areas of Concentration Bankruptcy, Corporate Law, Insurance, Real Estate, Litigation, White Collar Crime, Writs of Amparo Affiliations Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados (México), Business Network International (Houston, Texas)

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  • Partner

    Francisco J. Peña González

    One of the few certified Foreign Legal Consultants in Texas, Mr. Pena coordinates and directs the firm’s international practice from our offices in Houston, Texas. He advises clients on the different forms of contracts in connection with investing between the United States and Mexico. Mr. Peña has been called as an expert witness in a trademark case in the United States involving Mexican intellectual property law. Admitted to Practice  Mexico, 2000 Certifications Foreign Legal Consultant (by the Supreme Court of Texas) Education Licentiate in Law (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, 2000 LL.M. in Comparative and International Law, Southern Methodist University, 2002 Areas of Concentration Corporate Law, Foreign Investment Law, Intellectual Property, International Business Transactions, Litigation, Real Estate Affiliations Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados, American Bar Association Languages Spanish, English

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  • Of Counsel

    Rodrigo Salgado Moreno

    Mr. Salgado Moreno presently functions as an outside consultant for the firm in areas such as Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions. His experience includes working as the Senior Legal Counsel for Latin America at Gemplus International, S.A. (Mexico City). In this role, he was charged with the management of the legal departments of Gemplus subsidiaries in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Spain and Portugal. Mr. Salgado Moreno was also in charge of negotiations with American Express, Telcel, Visa and MasterCard. Admitted to Practice Mexico, 2000 Education Licentiate in Law (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City,2000 Areas of Concentration Administrative Law, Corporate Law, Foreign Investment Law, Immigration, Intellectual Property

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  • Of Counsel

    Jayne A. Ware

    Jayne Ware graduated from the University of Houston with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and minor in Political Science. After completing her undergraduate education, Mrs. Ware attended Texas Southern University – Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where she graduated Cum Laude with her J.D. in 2013. During her 2L year, Mrs. Ware did an externship at the Houston Public Defender Office. During her 3L, Mrs. Ware court for Federal Judge George Hanks.   Admitted to Practice Texas, 2013 Certifications Guardianship Certification Areas of Concentration Immigration Law, Personal Injury, Family Law, Foreign Investment, Corporate Law, Probate and Guardianship. Affiliations Texas Bar Languages English, Spanish and Creole

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    Juan C. Aguilar Noble

    Mr. Aguilar Noble presently functions as an outside consultant for the firm in areas such as Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions. He served as a legal manager at KPMG (formerly Peat Marwick) of the Mexico international services department, where he reported directly to the International Senior Partner of KPMG Americas. In this role, he carried out the internal legal functions of KPMG Mexico. Mr. Aguilar Noble’s career has focused on advising multinational businesses invested in Mexico. Admitted to Practice  Mexico, 2000 Education Licentiate in Law (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, 2000 Areas of Concentration Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Foreign Investment Law, Immigration

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Practice

Areas

  • Business and Family Immigration
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Business Formation
  • Contract Negotiation and Review
  • Corporate Governance
  • Due Diligence and Compliance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Business Transactions
  • Foreign Labor and Employment Law
  • Franchising
  • International Litigation Strategies
  • International Taxation
  • Mexican and Latin American Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate

Practice

Areas

  • Amparo
  • Commercial Bankruptcies
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law
  • Foreign Investment Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Labor Law
  • White Collar Crime

Contact

Houston
T: (713) 609-9575
F: (713) 583-7213

 

Mexico
T: 52 (55) 5669 – 3373

Office

Houston
5847 San Felipe St.
Suite 1700
Houston, Texas 77057

 

Mexico
Monte Pelvoux No. 220, Piso 3
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
C.P. 11000, Ciudad de México

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