Tomás H. Natividad Sánchez

Tomás Héctor Natividad Sanchez is our exclusively recommended Labour & Employment Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Tomás directly using the contact details listed above.

Tomás graduated from Escuela Libre de Derecho, holds a specialist degree in labour law from the Panamerican University, has completed his PhD, and is in the process of being certified. He is founding partner and general director of Natividad Abogados, SC, a firm operating in Mexico for 40 years and credited as one of the best employers’ consulting firms in the country. He is a member of the labour committee and the board of directors of the Business Coordinating Council (CCE), where he was president for 17 years between 2002 and 2019.

Firm Overview:


During 40 years, Natividad Abogados, S.C. Company Advisors, has consolidated its position in the country as a reference in the solution of conflicts in the areas of Labour Law and Social Security; it has also become an ally of its clients in the prevention of possible conflicts, because of its specialised strategic advice.


To be the best acknowledged legal firm in the business environment, providing comprehensive and innovative services in all Labour and Social Security matters to all our clients, through our team of specialised lawyers and nationwide coverage.


As a specialised firm we are prepared to assist and support our clients in solving their labour disputes taking into account our main strengths.

  • With 40 years of experience;
  • Promoting the training of our professionals;
  • Exclusively protecting the rights of companies, whether national, multinational or governmental;
  • We are advocates of the Labour Reform.

We actively participate in the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, in corporate entities and summits, in conciliation and arbitration boards, both federal and local, in the National Minimum Wage Commission, the Business Coordinating Council, the Employers’ Confederation of the Mexican Republic, as well as In prestigious national and international forums.

  • We have an extensive network of correspondents in the main cities of the country;
  • We are a firm that seeks continuous improvement in all its operational areas always looking for excellence and our customers’ satisfaction;
  • We have partnerships with international firms to offer solutions to conflicts that go beyond our borders.

Ana Maria Kudisch Castello

Ana Maria Kudisch Castello is our exclusively recommended Family Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ana directly using the contact details listed above.

Ana Castello has 30 years of experience.

At present, Ana is the owner of Kudisch Law Firm, which has been rendering professional services in the area of civil and family litigation for the past 10 years.

Born in Mexico City, on October 27, 1959, she studied at the Alexander Von Humboldt A.C. German School. Ana did her undergraduate studies at the Universidad Anáhuac from 1978 to 1982, where she obtained the best generation average and Honorable Mention in her professional thesis as a law graduate, obtaining professional license number 943032. She speaks four languages, English, German, French and Spanish .

Ana is the sole administrator of Kudisch Abogados S.C. She with more than 18 years of being an independent professional, counting on highly experienced lawyers in her firm as well as experts who support her in her professional practice.

Ana completed the Master’s Degree in Family Law at the Institute of Legal Sciences today Tepantlato University, with professional ID number 5784528

Ana is a Private Mediator Number 002 certified by the Superior Court of Justice of Mexico City, in the third recertification.

Ana has been appointed as an expert witness in Mexican Family Law in Mexico and Canada and has vast experience in child restitution lawsuits.

Ana is an active member since 2012 of the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, A.C. She has the certification for continuing education from 2015 to 2019, in which she has participated as a speaker and assistant in various conferences and sessions, as well as in a radio and television program.

Ana was a counselor for six years of the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados A.C., she was coordinator of the Equality and Gender Commission, currently a Counselor of the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, and counselor of the National Bar Association.

In 2019, she was appointed Vice President of the Fundación de la Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados A.C and she was awarded a pro bono award in 2016 by said Foundation.

She is also an active member of the National College of Mediators CONAMEC.

Heidi Lindner

Heidi Lindner is our exclusively recommended Life Sciences Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Heidi directly using the contact details listed above.

Heidi is a senior partner and head of the Patent Litigation Department of Arochi & Lindner, with over 35 years experience in the area. She is considered a leading patent litigator in life sciences subjects and has a consistent record of wins, including several landmark cases, for clients in the pharmaceuticals, biotech and medical devices industries.

Chambers and Partners’ Latin American Guide ranks Heidi in it Top Tier in IP and also ranks her in Life Sciences. Chambers 2019 edition reports that clients describe her as “a great lawyer who is definitely one of the leaders.” World Trademark Review 1000 portrays her work as “impeccable”: “She knows the market better than anyone and is a tough negotiator and a dynamic, commercially minded litigator.”

In addition to litigation, Heidi practice includes licensing. She also advises on regulatory issues affecting the life sciences sector in Mexico and serves as Counsel to the Mexican Association of Generic Drug Companies. She has advised different Senate Commissions during the legislative discussions on amendments to IP provisions and, lately, to the new IP law.

Most recently, she has been a member of the elite private sector team representing the pharmaceutical industry, which advised the Mexican Government in the Intellectual Property Chapter during the negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Free Trade Agreement Mexico-USA-Canada (USMCA/TMEC).

Member of AIPPI, ASIPI, AMPPI, INTA and the Mexican Bar Association. She is a former president of AMPPI (Mexican Intellectual Property Association) from 1998 to 2001, being the only woman with this position. The Mexico chapter of the International Association for the Protection of International Property (AIPPI).

Firm Overview:

Arochi & Lindner is a premier law firm with offices in Mexico and Spain and more than 25 years of experience of providing world-class advice and representation in Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, Advertising and Marketing, Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Regulatory and Data Privacy law matters.

We resolve the challenges faced by our clients by delivering clear and practical advice, identifying and mitigating risks, and anticipating and solving problems, while making the most of the business opportunity.

Our firm distinguishes itself with client-oriented services and an unwavering commitment to delivering results, efficiently and responsively, using our knowledge, experience and creativity. We tackle every matter with insight, savvy and an exceptional understanding of business needs.

Whether you are enforcing, protecting or commercialising your intellectual property rights; marketing products or services; creating, organising or dissolving a corporation; expanding into new markets; dealing with disputes or complex regulations, at Arochi & Lindner, we can help.

Pedro Gloria

Pedro Gloria is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Pedro directly using the contact details listed above.

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico.

Attorney at Law with a Master Degree in Business Law by the UDEM, and postgraduate studies in Yale University, Paris II and the Superior Institute of Law and Economy of Madrid. Over 10 years of experience in legal counselling in the Real Estate and Construction sector, as well as a vast knowledge in Sports Law.

Firm Overview:

Gloria Ponce de León & Hernández is an innovative and avant-garde legal firm with offices in Monterrey and Mexico City.

Starting from a methodology of Legal Project Management and integrating new technologies in our service model, we advise national and foreign clients of real estate, financial, private equity, food, sports, start-up and fintech sectors, among others; in projects of a corporate, compliance, intellectual and transactional property nature, including resolution of disputes and litigation when necessary.

We have the experience and business vision necessary to add value to the daily operations and strategic projects of your company.

Miguel Valdés

Miguel Valdés is our exclusively recommended Real Estate Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Miguel directly using the contact details listed above.

Law degree from the Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, A.C., and LLM degree from the University of Illinois and the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, in addition to Diplomas from Georgetown University in 1990, Harvard Law School in 2002. He has been a professor of International Private Law at the Universidad de Monterrey and Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Languages: Spanish and English.

Corporate Law, Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Contracts, Environmental Law, special in bond regimes, Intellectual Property and Immigration. He was an international partner at Thompson & Knight from 2003 to 2011; a partner at Rojas, González, de la Garza, Maldonado & Valdés from 1995 – 2003; Margáin, Santos, Rojas, González, Vargas, S.C. from 1991 to 1995; and as in house counsel in Dicex, S.A. de C.V. from 1989 to 1990.

Firm Overview:

Arizpe, Valdés & Marcos, S.C. was founded in Monterrey, Mexico on January 2001. Our objective is to provide legal services that exceed the expectations of the business community. We devote our efforts to help our Clients achieve their objectives, embracing their challenges as our own.

We aim to build long term relationships based on mutual trust and excellence. The partners of Arizpe, Valdés & Marcos, S.C. offer experience and a practical solid legal approach to the needs of our Clients.

Alejandro Schuster Benitez

Alejandro Schuster Benitez is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Alejandro directly using the contact details listed above.

Alejandro Schuster Benitez holds a Bachelor’s degree with honours in Law from the Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara campus.

Master in Private Law, he majored in Civil and Commercial Procedural Law, as well Obligations and Contracts. He attended seminars on Philosophy of Law and Legal Research.

Master in Public Law specialising in Constitutional Law and Amparo, by the same university.

Master in Law (LLM) with Specialisation in Oral Litigation from the California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, USA.

Active member of the Mexican Bar Association. Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) where he participates in the Jalisco Arbitration Committee. ABC Referee recognised by the Mediation and Arbitration Centre of the National Chamber of Commerce.

Founding partner and practitioner at Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster, Abogados, where he leads the Litigation & Dispute Settlement practice team. Managing Partner of the Firm in the Veracruz office.

Firm Overview:

Our attorneys provide high quality services through a combination of educational background, field expertise and specialised skills with the purpose of satisfying our clients’ needs. We have strategic presence in domestic and international locations allowing us to offer customised and immediate legal solutions in today’s global and highly competitive business environment.

We believe in the specialisation of our legal services, which allows us to offer our clients immediate and practical solutions to all their needs. That is why our team is formed by a group of trained professionals in every area of law, to ensure we can satisfy all our clients’ needs.

Our firm has the flexibility to offer legal and business services to entrepreneurs, small, and medium companies, as well as to multinational and government entities. We offer integrated counselling to our clients to capitalise on business, trade and investment opportunities, as well as to handle any contingencies as a result thereof.

Our firm is comprised of attorneys and professionals with vast experience in legal practice, fully committed to quality and specialised services. That is why our team is formed by a group of trained professionals in every area of law, to ensure we can satisfy all our clients’ needs.