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Jorge Arturo Andazola Martinez

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Jorge has nine years of experience advising local and foreign companies in issues related with labor regulations in Mexico.

Practice Focus

Jorge has deep experience on labor structures in Mexico, internal labor regulations, employee handbooks, compliance research, restructuring, company labor disputes and other labor issues faced by clients. Likewise, he advises clients on corporate audits and labor inspections, employment agreements and consulting on Mexican Official Standards, human resources training on labor issues and managing relations with trade unions including the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised one of the largest companies in the food sector. 
  • Participated in various M&A deals in the energy sector by reviewing all aspects of the Mexican employment and compensation provisions.
  • Participated in several collective bargaining agreement disputes.
  • Advised several companies in due diligence procedures regarding the labor and employment aspects.
  • Represented various companies in litigation cases filed by senior executives.
  • Coordinated one of Mexico's largest parcel delivery companies.
  • Advised and audited companies in the pharmaceutical sector.

Professional Honors

  • The Legal 500 Latin America. Recommended Lawyer, Mexico Labor & Employment, 2023
  • Best Lawyers in Mexico. Ones to Watch, Labor & Employment Law, 2023
  • The Legal 500 Latin America. Recommended Lawyer, Mexico Labor & Employment, 2022

Corporate Responsibility

Knowledge Management Committee Mexico: Promote a culture of knowledge management that allows our professionals to share, organize and effectively use the knowledge accumulated within the firm. The committee is in charge of promoting and encouraging the implementation of strategies and tools to facilitate communication and knowledge sharing among the firm's lawyers.

Admissions

  • Mexico (2016)

Education

  • My English Lab, Mexico City (Mexico Organizational English Training Course) (2023)
  • Universidad Anáhuac (Post-graduate Studies in Sanitary Law) (2021)
  • My English Lab, Mexico City (Mexico Organizational English Training Course) (2021)
  • Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico (Post-graduate Studies on Human Rights) (2016)
  • Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico (Bachelor of Laws) (2014)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish