By Lawdragon News | September 22, 2015 | Press Releases
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (September 17, 2015) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, continues to expand its presence in Mexico with the addition of two shareholders. Heriberto Hernández Quiroga joins the firm’s Monterrey office and Luis Rolando Santos González joins Littler in Mexico City. The addition of Hernández Quiroga and Santos González raises the total number of attorneys practicing in both offices to 28 and reflects Littler’s continued growth in Mexico.
“Heriberto and Rolando are prominent practitioners in Mexico and their arrival builds on our strong team of attorneys, including the addition of Ricardo Martinez who joined the Mexico City office last year,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of Littler, in a joint statement. “Together, they will bring tremendous value and continue to foster our reputation as the dominant labor and employment legal provider in Mexico.”
“Heriberto and Rolando are talented additions who will enable us to further expand the firm’s capabilities and already strong profile in the region,” said Oscar De la Vega, Littler’s Mexico office managing shareholder. “Attracting top tier laterals is a priority for Littler and we are excited to have two well-regarded practitioners join our Mexico offices.”
About Heriberto Hernández Quiroga
Hernández Quiroga, a renowned litigator in Monterrey with more than 25 years of experience focuses his practice on a range of labor and employment matters, including litigation and trials, alternative dispute resolution, labor management relations, appellate practice and hiring, performance management and termination. He represents employers both nationally and internationally with a focus in complex litigation. He regularly counsels clients with regard to individual and collective litigation processes, management of labor restructure and transfer of undertakings. Prior to joining Littler, Hernández Quiroga served as a partner at Guerra Gómez Hernández Abogados, a labor and employment boutique firm in Monterrey. Hernández Quiroga also teaches labor law at Universidad Regiomontana. He received his Law Degree from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon.
“I am excited to be joining the world’s leading labor and employment firm,” said Hernández Quiroga. “As a litigator, access to the technology and innovation Littler offers was very attractive, in addition to the opportunity to work with global colleagues to help address client issues.”
About Luis Rolando Santos González
Santos González is a seasoned labor and employment attorney with more than 36 years of experience. His practice focuses on individual and collective litigation for national and international clients in a broad range of industries, including hospitality, mining and banking. Santos González previously served as a partner at Natividad Abogados. Active in the legal community, Santos González is a member of the Mexican Bar Association, National Association of In-House Counsel, Mexican Society of Labor and Social Security Law and was president of the Association of Junior Baseball League from 2005-2010. Additionally, he has contributed to several publications, including labor lex (Coparmex) and Evidencias, on labor law topics and is continuously sought out as a speaker for employment law events. Santos González received his Law Degree from Escuela Libre de Derecho.
“Littler has an exceptional reputation and I look forward to tapping into its extensive resources to continue to provide my clients with world class legal representation,” added Santos González.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 60 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 70 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms. For more information visit: www.littler.com.