Tax Directors Handbook Names Gardere, Arena Y Asociados S.C. Leading Tax Law Firm in Mexico

The Mexico City office of Gardere Wynne Sewell has been named among Mexico's leading tax law firms in the 2014 edition of Texas Directors Handbook.

For the second year in a row, Gardere Wynne Sewell's Mexico City office, Gardere, Arena y Asociados S.C., has been named a leading tax law firm in Mexico by Tax Directors Handbook 2014.

Tax Directors Handbook, a leading international tax guide, describes Gardere as "an excellent Firm which always thinks creatively." Gardere's 11-lawyer Mexico City office works closely with the Firm's Texas offices and advises clients on all aspects of planning and litigation.

Gardere's Mexico City-based tax practice is led by Partners Roberto Arena and Fernando Camarena. The office, along with Mr. Arena and Mr. Camarena, also has been ranked for tax law in both Chambers Latin America: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500.

Mr. Arena has more than 20 years of tax experience, including extensive experience in business and tax planning. He handles a wide range of income tax-related matters such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and international inbound and outbound transactions. He also has experience in international tax planning, including litigation-related matters and the interpretation of treaties to avoid double taxation.

Mr. Camarena's practice includes tax consultation and tax litigation. He has represented Mexican and foreign clients in major business transactions. He also has handled tax lawsuits, both local and federal, and he has helped major foreign and Mexican clients with their Mexico tax planning.

Tax Directors Handbook, published by Legalease, ranks tax law firms by jurisdiction and analyzes their capabilities. To view the complete list of rankings, please visit their website at

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an Am Law 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in the areas of corporate, energy, environmental, financial services, government affairs, hospitality, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, private equity, real estate and tax.

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