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Santamarina y Steta, S.C. (1966-70); Martinez, Laffan y Comella, S.C. (1970-72); Bufete Sepúlveda, S.C. (Baker & Mc.Kenzie) (1973-74); Gómez-Palacio y Asociados, S.C. (1974-91); Of Counsel of Jauregui, Navarrete, Nader, S.C. (correspondent of Mayer Brown, 1991 to 2006); Gomez-Palacio y Asociados, S.C. (2006-2011); and independent practice (2011 to date). Senior consultant at Center of Transnational Corporations (currently UNCTAD Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development).
Board of External Counselors of Mexico´s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on private international law. Former Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. Committee on International Law on Foreign Investments of the International Law Association. Group of experts before the Interamerican Conference of International Private Law (CIDIP VII). Transnational Juris Publications, Inc (Irvington-on-Hudson, New York), Doing Business in Mexico. The Board of Visitors of the University of Pepperdine, College of Law (California, 1994-1997).
Former ICC and International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR- AAA)
(i) As party-appointed arbitrator in Bayview Irrigation et, al. v United Mexican States (46 claimants including 17 Irrigation Districts, 16 individuals and others, claimed under NAFTA, that Mexico´s non compliance, regarding delivery of water to the USA, constituted an illegal appropriation of their investment; and (ii) four commercial arbitration cases under Mexican lawbefore the Cámara Nacional de Comercio in Mexico City, all connected with distribution contracts.
Many law review articles (universities of Colombia, Forham, California, Davis, Miami, Iberoamericana, etc.) mainly on foreign investment. Several joint publication and personal books. On the latter: Derecho de los Negocios Internacionales (International Business Law), Editorial Porrua, Mexico, 2006; Inversión Extranjera Directa (Direct Foreign Investment), Editorial Porrúa, S.A., México, 1985; and Análisis de la Ley de Inversión Extranjera en México (Analysis of the Mexican Law on Foreign Investment), Impresora Azteca, México, 1974.