Rafael Vallejo is partner of the firm with ample experience in all kind of labor and employment matters with a noteworthy business oriented style.

Practice Focus

Undertaken numerous labor restructures, employment terminations of high level officers, individual and collective labor negotiations, implemented all kind of employment incentive programs for companies (stock options, restricted stock units, performance bonuses among others), labor and employment due diligence procedures and has supported many M&A transactions regarding their employment and social security component. 

Mr. Vallejo is the only Latin American counsel appointed member of the steering committee of the "International Forum of Employment Law" and has been contributing author of the Mexican Chapter of "The Employment Law Review" for the last 5 publications, and co-author of the Mexican section for the "How to Hire and Fire-A Global Guide 2015", published by Multilaw.

He has also been invited to participate in different forums as expert in labor and employment law, including the IBA Annual Employment and Discrimination Law Conference 2016.

Representative Legal Matters

Counsel to national and international important corporations including among others Macquarie Bank, Qualcomm, My Space, BMC Software, GE, American Standard, Google, Red Bull, General Motors and Grupo México, in complex internal labor restructures, collective and individual employment negotiations, design and implementation of benefits schemes and employer substitutions as well as in their labor regulatory affairs and litigation.

Mexico (2003)

Education and Experience

Holds a Master of Laws degree from Duke University School of Law at Durham, N.C. and obtained a J.D. degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in 2003. He also coursed postgraduate studies in corporate law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho and in labor law at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).