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Ivonne Aguilera, chair of the U.S.- Mexico Bar Association

Monterrey, Mexico. October 2022.


We are delighted to announce that Ivonne Aguilera, partner of the firm based in Ciudad Juárez, has been elected as Mexico chair of the U.S.- Mexico Bar association for the 2023-2024 term.

Ivonne Aguilera, chair of the U.S.- Mexico Bar Association

Founded in 1994, this binational bar has the purpose to develop and promote understanding of the legal systems and practices and cultural differences; to exchange professional information among its members, concerning issues of law that affect common interest.


The bar groups outstanding practitioners of law firms, in-house counsels, academics, and law students from the USA and Mexico.


The bar seeks to interconnect with attorneys in private practice as well as those serving the judicial systems or governments of both countries, to enrich the knowledge of all the members.


This announcement was made in the framework of the USMBA annual conference held in Monterrey on October 26th through 28th.


Ivonne replaces Guillermo Gonzalez, a partner at Hogan Lovells (Monterrey). Charlie Meacham of Foley & Lardner will continue as Chairman of the US section. Also elected as vice president for the Mexican section is Pablo Miranda of Samano Abogados.


Ivonne is a seasoned lawyer, with two decades of experience in Corporate, M&A, real estate, and compliance. She joined the firm in 2020 opening our Ciudad Juarez office and was appointed partner in 2022. She obtained his J.D. from Chihuahua University and an LLM from University of Texas at Austin- School of Law.


Ivonne Aguilera said: “It is an honor to be elected as USMBA Mexico chair. I offer to continue serving the bar, a service that started with my work as Board Secretary. This new responsibility provokes in me a deeper commitment to continue my career with enthusiasm and dedication in the benefit of all members of the bar. This is a moment to celebrate diversity and inclusion in the profession, as more women occupy leadership positions”.



About DE HOYOS Y AVILES


Founded in 1964 in Monterrey, State of Nuevo León, by Gustavo de Hoyos-Guevara. The firm has over 55 years of experience in Complex Litigation, Business Law, and Real Estate. With offices in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Tijuana, Mexicali, Los Cabos, Reynosa-Matamoros, San Luis, R.C. and Ciudad Juárez, the firm has an experienced team and nationwide coverage in the country’s most important cities. From any of such cities and having a wide network of correspondents in the country, the firm can provide services to its clients in any place in Mexico.


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