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Maria Elena Sotomayor Garcia

Associate Mexico City

Maria Elena Sotomayor Garcia joined Ogletree Deakins in March 2017. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an external consultant at the Ministry of Public Service of the Federal Government. Prior to that, she started her legal career as law clerk in an International Labor Law Firm in Mexico City.

Maria Elena is fluent in both Spanish and English.


Support Mexican and foreign companies on the elaboration of individual employment agreements, collective bargaining agreements, internal work regulations, codes of business conduct and ethics, employee handbooks and workplace policies. Conduct registration processes of the aforementioned documents before Mexican Labor authorities. Analysis and resolution of labor audits and inspection processes conducted by the Labor Ministry, as well as formalization of employment termination processes and employer substitutions. Translation of legal documents from Spanish to English and from English to Spanish.

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