Tania Avila

Mrs. Tania Cristina Ávila Morfín

Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.


Tania Avila is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Social Security Practice Group in Mexico City. She was a member of the Advisory Committee of the Business Coordinating Council, where she provided input regarding the reform of the Social Security Act, specifically subcontracting issues. At this date she is the vice president of the Human Capital Committee of IMEF. Ms. Avila has delivered presentations on social security-related topics focused on various industry sectors, written several articles published in HR Magazine, journals, among others, and given interviews to various local media. Ms. Avila was a senior associate in the social security departments of three of the most important accounting and law firms in Mexico before joining Baker McKenzie in January 2014.

Practice Focus

Ms. Avila has more than 10 years of experience in labor law. Her practice is mainly focused on consulting, planning and litigation of social security issues, corporate restructuring from both labor and social security perspectives, and working along with federal authorities and courts.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos en Finanzas - Vice-President of the Human Capital Committee
  • American Chamber of Commerce - Member


  • Mexico (2000)


  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Degree Tax Law)
  • Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico (Degree Tax Law)
  • Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico (Attorney)


  • English
  • Spanish
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