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OUR FIRM

Gonzalez Calvillo is driven by the commitment to do things differently, create transformational changes and enhance the practice of law in Mexico.

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Our
-values

Integrity and fairness come first.
Our relationships are guided by ethics and transparency. That is non-negotiable.

It’s all about people.
Colleagues, clients and competitors. Respecting the diversity of backgrounds, ideas, and points of view, reveals great insights and recognizes people for who they are and what they do.

Commitment brings reliability.
We do not spare efforts to find the best solution for each case. Our commitment enhances our knowledge and evolves proficiency. The result is a virtuous cycle of reliability and partnership.

 

Collaboration takes us farther.
Our accomplishments would never be possible if we did not work together. Collaboration promotes new perspectives, synergies and unity. It enriches everyone.

A great environment creates opportunities
Our jobs make up a large part of our lives. Thus, we strive to create an environment of which we are proud. We work hard, learn, share, make friends. We grow individually and collectively. That is why we are cooler than the others.

We build the future every day
Changes are happening faster and faster. To stay ahead, we need to anticipate what is next, being inspired by changes in culture and societies. We challenge the status quo in search of new, effective and intelligent solutions.

Business
-driven

We are one of Mexico’s leading law firms because we adapt to your demands and your culture to bring true quality and excellence to your business.

We understand the movements of culture and society and always challenge the standards of what the legal businesses should be about.

We keep up with the new regulated fields and innovate by incorporating technology to the traditional legal workflow.

Solution-centered

We believe we can develop a deep understanding of your needs and work with your team as our own, becoming a strategic partner to your company all along the way.

We do not spare efforts to find the best solution for each case and are able to handle complex legal issues with a fresh and bold approach.

We have had the opportunity to work, for over thirty years, with a blend of local and multinational corporations across regulated and non-regulated industries.

People-oriented

We have the best minds in every area and encourage our teams to work collaboratively and share their knowledge and expertise.

We believe it’s all about people: colleagues, clients and competitors. Respecting the diversity of backgrounds, ideas and points of view, reveals great insights and creates productive discussions that lead to smart strategic thinking and bold decision-making.

We have put together a stellar group of lawyers, most of whom received part of their academic education in the United States and Europe and have experience working abroad as international associates in leading foreign law firms.

- Diversity & Inclusion

At Gonzalez Calvillo we envision Diversity and Inclusion not only as a fundamental pillar of the firm, but also as an essential aspect in the practice of law. In all our areas, departments, divisions and sectors, we strive for all our members to demonstrate and fulfill their potential without labels or restrictions. Maintaining a healthy work environment free of prejudice is one of our driving forces to achieve the development of our work and, therefore, of the members of the firm.

We believe that Diversity and Inclusion is not only beneficial for our team, but also for their personal and family environment, our clients and society in general.

Our goal is to continue being pioneers in the development of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives in the Mexican legal services market, and that our role not only stands out for the role we play, but also has tangible results in our environment.

We want to continue to be different from others. Differences and diversity of backgrounds contribute to an environment of solidarity and understanding that makes us all better. We see this reflected in our team, where we always think of having the best talent, seeking to incorporate Diversity and Inclusion in all our daily activities, to challenge ourselves and thus find the best solutions for our clients.

Proudly, in recent months and today more than ever, Gonzalez Calvillo and its collaborators have been pioneers and part of numerous initiatives, where together with organizations we have cultivated ties that, like we do, believe and share the vision that Diversity and Inclusion plays a fundamental role not only in the creation of value propositions, but in the creation of a society and environment where everyone has the same opportunities to grow and develop professionally regardless of gender, sexual identity and orientation, race or ethnicity, age, religion, marital or family status, neurotypicality and physical abilities.

Among some of the most relevant activities of our members on Diversity and Inclusion in Mexico and the world, the following stand out:

30% Club

The 30% Club is a global initiative of CEOs and executive directors taking action to increase gender diversity on boards and in senior management teams. In Mexico, Gonzalez Calvillo is one of the founders, the only law firm working in its mentoring programme and part of its Best Practices Committee.

AbogadasMX

For years, men and women of Gonzalez Calvillo have collaborated as part of this gender-promoting association in Mexico.

  • Since 2015, different partners of the firm actively participate in its Mentoring Programme.
  • Currently, we are part of the committee that has been working with UN Women since January 2021 on the creation of the protocol called “Minimum Standards for Diversity and Inclusion in Law Firms in Mexico”.

 

50/50 Women on Boards

Gonzalez Calvillo is an active member of this initiative and part of its Executive Committee, which stands out as one of the largest global education movements, aimed at seeking gender balance and diversity on corporate boards worldwide.

50/50 Women on Boards™ is the leading global education and advocacy campaign driving the movement toward gender balance and diversity on corporate boards.

Voz Experta

Expert Voice seeks to give visibility to female experts in predominantly male-dominated strategic sectors, as well as to promote women’s participation in high-level forums, particularly in the energy sector.

Other activities where Gonzalez Calvillo plays a leading role in promoting Diversity and Inclusion include:

  • International Women’s Forum
  • Women Corporate Directors
  • Women’s Energy Network
  • Women in Antitrust
  • Women in Finance
  • Conectadas MX
  • #NoParamos
  • Victoria 147
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee AmCham

 

Recognitions:

Cristina Massa, awarded “Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion (Of Counsel/Partner) Mexico Award 2019”.

Diana Pineda, awarded “Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion (Of Counsel/Partner) Mexico Award 2020”.

Cristina Massa, nominated for the “Women in Law Award” Mexico – Chambers & Partners.

Cristina Massa, nominated for “Inspiring Women in Law” – LatinLawyer.