Daniel Sanchez Elizondo

Daniel Sánchez Elizondo

Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.


Daniel joined Baker McKenzie in 2001, and is currently a partner in the International Commercial and Trade practice group in the Firm's Guadalajara office. Daniel has extensive experience in foreign trade and customs matters. He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association, Asociación de Industrias Maquiladoras y Manufactureras de Occidente (Index de Occidente), Consejo Nacional de la Industria Maquiladora y Manufacturera (Index Nacional), the American Chamber of Commerce. He is Director of the International Trade Commission of the American Chamber of Commerce (Guadalajara Chapter) and he is also Director of the Foreign Trade and Customs Committee of Index de Occidente, and regularly participates as panelist and speaker at seminars on foreign trade, customs and foreign investment. 

Practice Focus

His practice is focused on customs compliance, tariff classification, customs valuation, rules of origin, labeling and exportation programs and government-related matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented several clients in customs litigation.

  • Advised on audits conducted by tax and customs authorities.

  • Acted as consultant on customs auto compliance matters.

  • Advised on autocorrecting NAFTA certificates of origin.

  • Advised clients on matters relating to evaluations of customs agents.

  • Assisted in the restructuring of foreign trade operations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Chamber of Commerce
  • Mexican Bar Association
  • Asociación de la Industria Manufacturera y Maquiladora de Occidente
  • Consejo Mexicano de Comercio Exterior


  • Mexico (2001)


  • Universidad Panamericana (Master's Degree Business Law) (2009)
  • Escuela Libre de Derecho (Post Graduate Course International Business) (2002)
  • University of Guadalajara (Law Degree) (2001)


  • English
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • Mexico City