Practice Areas

  • Venture capital


  • Agriculture, forestry & paper
  • Chemicals
  • Automobiles & parts


Adrian Vazquez represents and advises a number of national and multinational companies, as well as foreign governments in trade and customs issues, particularly on antidumping, subsidies, safeguards, origin of goods, import and export controls, and the interpretation of trade agreements.

Adrian has a solid knowledge in World Trade Organization disputes and the technical aspects needed to participate in highly complex trade disputes. He has advised foreign governments on dispute resolution matters in connection with WTO challenges. Representative cases are the US defense strategy in the US-Mexico dispute relating to high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and represented the world's largest pork meat producer in a NAFTA case.

Adrian frequently appears before NAFTA Binational Panels, Mexican administrative agencies, the Mexican Federal Tax Court, Mexican Federal Courts of Appeals, Mexican Supreme Court, as well as lobbying before the Mexican Congress and trade representatives. He has written extensively in national and international publications and has frequently appeared as an international speaker.

Specialties: Trade policy; trade controls; trade remedies; lobbying; trade disputes; customs law; TRIPS.