Latin America Group

A strong understanding of Latin American business culture

The Latin America Group is comprised of highly qualified U.S. attorneys, several of them multi-lingual. Their combined credentials and contacts enable them to respond to a full range of business needs in Latin America and the U.S.

As a client of the Latin America Group, you also benefit from the combined expertise of Musick Peeler’s 100-plus attorneys, providing a full range of business, corporate, financial, international, tax, labor and litigation capabilities.

Successful business structuring
Leading companies in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America turn to Musick Peeler to develop their business structures.

Members of our Latin America Group have:

  • Represented a Mexican bank charged with money laundering in U.S. courts, leading to an eventual dismissal of the proceedings
  • Structured projects for water distribution and other infrastructure projects
  • Structured manufacturing and assembly operations in Mexico
  • Structured banking operations in California for Latin American investors
  • Structured business and financial operations for the sale of real estate in Mexico to California residents
  • Identified and negotiated joint venture agreements for the manufacturing of auto parts in Mexico
  • Incorporated several California corporations on behalf of Latin American companies and investors
  • Handled acquisitions and joint ventures in a wide range of industries
  • Represented clients in connection with a variety of cross-border business transactions and commercial exchanges


The cross-border potential for trade and investment has never been more dynamic

Free trade agreements with several countries in the Western hemisphere are creating new business opportunities for North American and Latin American businesses. In addition, Latin American investors are beginning to realize the market potential for their products and services in the United States, especially California.

Musick Peeler’s Latin America Group offers you sound experience in the Americas, principally in the U.S.- Mexico commercial exchange. We are at the forefront of the new sectors, complex transactions and strong relationships that define today’s Latin American market.

A key player in promoting the passage of trade agreements
At the invitation of the business community, Chambers of Commerce and trade associations, members of the Musick Peeler’s Latin America Group provided testimony and opinions to government agencies in the United States and Latin America in support of:

  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement
  • Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
  • U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement


Professional relationships in Latin America
Our membership in the International Alliance of Law Firms and our existing relationships with numerous Latin American law firms enable us to offer legal capabilities that are critical to the success of your cross-border transactions.

Put our attorneys on your business team.
When you are ready to do business in Latin America—or here in the United States—count on Musick Peeler’s Latin America Group. Our expertise and experience, credentials and professional contacts are recognized in the legal profession. We can keep you ahead of today's fast-moving international market.