On January 24, 2009, the law firm of Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, L.L.P. ("CCN") will celebrate its 15th anniversary. Since its founding on the same date in 1994 the firm has grown to become one of the largest law firms in the U.S. and Mexico dedicated to serving clients in both countries. The firm now has 44 attorneys working in two U.S. and seven Mexico offices. All nine of the firm's offices will participate in a firm-wide celebration on January 23rd, which will feature a webcast message from managing partner Joseph B. Newton and a special video presentation commemorating the firm's 15 years of operations.
CCN has also named Mario Melgar and Francisco Peña as partners of the firm. Mario Melgar is originally from Mexico City and is licensed to practice law in Mexico. He holds a law degree from Mexico´s National Autonomous University (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México or UNAM) and a doctoral degree in international law from the Pompeu Fabra University in Spain. Mr. Melgar has worked in CCN's San Antonio office since 2003 and advises U.S. and other foreign investors doing business in Mexico on general corporate, real estate, automotive and biotechnology matters. He chaired the International Section of the San Antonio Bar Association in 2008.
Francisco Peña is an attorney licensed to practice law in Mexico. He graduated from Monterrey Tech University (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey). He has extensive experience working with foreign investors doing business in Mexico and his areas of expertise include labor, employment and environmental law, with a specialty in health and safety matters. Mr. Peña has worked in CCN's Rio Grande Valley office in McAllen since 2000. He works frequently with manufacturing clients along the Texas-Mexico border and with economic development agencies in the Rio Grande Valley.
Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, L.L.P. is an international law firm based in San Antonio, with additional offices in the Rio Grande Valley, and throughout Mexico in Mexico City, Monterrey, Reynosa, Querétaro, Ciudad Juárez, Matamoros and San Luis Potosí. The firm features attorneys licensed to practice in the United States and Mexico. With an in-depth understanding of the legal issues facing clients in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America, CCN's attorneys advise clients on how to conduct business in the increasingly complex and interconnected North American market. This expertise extends from the world's largest multi-national corporations to smaller, closely held enterprises.
Since its founding in 1994, CCN has built a practice emphasizing international business transactions in the United States, Mexico and Latin America. The firm relies on both Spanish-speaking U.S. attorneys and Mexican lawyers who are fluent in English to provide clients with legal advice and strategy. This combination of U.S. and Mexican-licensed attorneys enables CCN to serve clients efficiently, with information provided promptly, in understandable terms.
This news release and in-depth information about CCN may be found at the CCN website: http://www.ccn-law.com. To receive the latest CCN News Releases and the firm's monthly review of Mexican business, political and legal developments, the CCN Mexico Report®, please contact Robert M. Barnett at email@example.com.