The Firm

Origin

Our firm was founded in 1907 by
Galdino P. Quintanilla – Garza, Esq.

Objective

We offer specialized legal services in corporate matters, with a preventive approach. Our goal is to serve our clients as strategic and trusted advisors in their business endeavors, contributing our experience and added value in a timely fashion. We provide our services under the highest ethical and personal integrity
standards.

Experience

Over the course of more than 110 years, Quintanilla Asociados has rendered legal services to both Mexican and foreign clients, participating in a wide variety of domestic and cross border transactions.

FOUNDERS

Galdino P. Quintanilla († 1943)

Galdino P. Quintanilla, Esq., founder of our firm, was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in 1882. He studied Law in the School of Jurisprudence of the State of Nuevo Leon where he graduated in 1907, year in which he founded the firm. In 1917 he was elected member of the Constitutional Assembly of the State of Nuevo. He was Dean of the Colegio de Abogados de Nuevo Leon (lawyers association) and Dean of the Nuevo Leon University School of Law.

Pedro F. Quintanilla Coffin († 1992)

Pedro F. Quintanilla Coffin, Esq., was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in 1914. In 1940 he obtained his law degree from the National School of Jurisprudence of the National University of Mexico in Mexico City. In 1943 he assumed as managing partner of the Firm. In addition, Mr. Quintanilla Coffin was actively involved in the local and national public sector where he served as Secretary of the State of Nuevo Leon’s Advisory Council (1949-1955); representative to the Nuevo Leon State Congress (1961-1963); Secretary of the Municipality of Monterrey, NL (1964-1966); Nuevo Leon state representative to the Mexican Federal Congress (1967-1970); Attorney General of the State of Nuevo Leon (1979); and Mayor of the Municipality of Monterrey, NL (1980-1982). Additionally, he was a professor in the School of Law and Social Sciences of the Nuevo Leon University and a member of the Colegio de Abogados de Nuevo Leon (lawyers association) and of the Nuevo Leon History, Geography and Statistics Society.

Professionals

PARTNERS

Jorge A. Quintanilla Gómez Noriega

Email: jorge.quintanilla@q-a.com.mx | Telephone: +52 81 2086-3003
3
Jorge A. Quintanilla Gomez Noriega, Esq., is a founding partner and managing director of Quintanilla Asociados, S.C. He is a corporate lawyer focused on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, corporate governance and general corporate and commercial matters. Mr. Quintanilla Gomez Noriega has experience advising family business owners in succession planning, including drafting and implementing family protocols.

Prior to joining the firm in 1998, Mr. Quintanilla Gomez Noriega was general counsel at Xignux (formerly known as Axa) between 1987 and 1998 where, among other matters, he participated in a variety of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and joint venture transactions, and general counsel at Cemex between 1978 and 1987. He has been professor at graduate level of corporate and administrative law at School of Law of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León from 1987 to 1992.

Mr. Quintanilla Gomez Noriega is a member of the Barra Mexicana de Abogados (“BMA”) where he participated in the foundation of BMA’s Nuevo Leon chapter in 2002 and served as Chairman during the 2002 – 2004 term. He is also a member of the Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa (“ANADE”), where he served as Chairman of the Nuevo Leon Section during the 1987-1989 term.

Mr. Quintanilla Gomez Noriega received his law degree (JD equivalent) from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City in 1976 and obtained his M.B.A. degree from The George Washington University in 1983 with emphasis in International Business.

His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.

Jorge A. Quintanilla Dieck

Email: jorge.quintanilladieck@q-a.com.mx | Telephone: +52 81 2086-3004
3
Jorge A. Quintanilla Dieck practices corporate law, concentrating on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, corporate governance and general corporate and commercial matters.

Prior to joining the firm as partner in 2020, Jorge was a senior associate in the mergers and acquisition practice group at Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. based in Mexico City, where he participated on a variety of domestic and cross-border transactions across multiple industries, representing both buyers and sellers.

He worked as a foreign associate in the Tokyo office of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto in 2016 and 2017.

He received his law degree (JD equivalent) from Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey campus, in 2009 and obtained his LL.M degree from New York University School of Law with an emphasis in corporate law in 2014.

His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.

Practice Areas

COMMERCIAL LAW

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise our clients in day-to-day commercial matters, both domestic and cross-border. Our practice includes drafting, revising and negotiating of all types of contracts, such as purchase and sale, supply, distribution and services agreements.

FAMILY BUSINESSES

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise family business owners in connection with corporate governance matters, business succession and estate planning. Our practice includes preparing family protocols and shareholder agreements to govern the intra-family and family-business relations, as well as designing and implementing corporate governance structures according to clients’ requests.

FINANCING

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise clients in connection with single bank and syndicated loan facilities and secured and unsecured financing. Our practice includes the drafting, revising and negotiating loan agreements, mortgage and pledge agreements, among others.

Mergers and acquisitions

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise clients either as purchasers or sellers, in connection with transactions for the purchasing, selling, merging or spin-off of companies and businesses, as well as joint venture projects or acquisition of capital interests in companies. Our practice covers the spectrum of activities that are necessary to carry out such transactions, including planning and implementation of the legal structure, conducting legal due diligence, drafting, revision and negotiation of legal documents necessary to consummate the relevant transactions, such as share or asset purchase and sale agreements, merger agreements and shareholder agreements.

Corporate Governance

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise clients in connection with the design and implementation of corporate governance models in privately-owned companies that allow them professionalize management through the establishment of mechanisms that allow for greater transparency and trust in the conduction of business.

Foreign investment

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise foreign clients that invest in Mexico, as well as Mexican clients that receive foreign investment in connection with compliance of Mexican foreign investment regulations, including the registration and filing of periodic reports before the National Foreign Investment Registry, as well as file authorizations requests before the National Foreign Investment Commission for the participation of foreign investment in economic activities that have specific regulation.

Corporate Services

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise clients in connection with the setup and start-up of commercial and civil companies and associations, as well as assisting them in their corporate secretarial affairs, such as opening and maintaining corporate books, granting of powers of attorney, among others. Additionally, we also assist clients in connection with corporate restructurings.

Successions

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We advise individuals in connection with estate planning, including the draft of wills, legacies and estate trusts.

Pro Bono

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We are committed to participate actively in our community by providing legal advice, pro-bono, to a wide range of charitable causes and welfare organizations in connection with their day-to-day matters or specific projects.

Allied Firms

Your Subtitle Goes Here
3

We involve our allied firms specialized in financial law, tax law, employment law, real estate law, administrative law, criminal law and litigation whenever the specialization of a specific matter requires it. Such alliances allow us to offer our clients comprehensive legal services at all times, with the same quality standard and without implying a substantial cost increase.

We can provide information about the matters or transactions we have participated in upon request.

Careers

At Quintanilla Asociados, S.C. we are convinced that our commitment to provide adequate legal services that exceed our clients’ expectations is dependent on having in our team law students and lawyers with a creative mindset, who seek continuing legal education and with willingness to undertake teamwork. In exchange, our Firm offers a platform for their professional and personal development where challenging legal work – that results from participating in complex matters – and a good work environment are combined. If you are interested in working with us, please contact us.





Attach CV

Location

Address

Torrealta, Ave. Roble 300, Suite 602, Col. Valle del
Campestre, San Pedro Garza García, NL 66265 México.

Telephone

+52 81 2138-0330