Labor & Employment Litigation

Gerardo Valencia


Gerardo Valencia joined Cuesta Campos in 2014. With over 14 years of experience in labor law and social security, he has focused his practice in advising and counseling important multinational and local companies from different industries, from the key strategic aspects to the fulfillment of regulations, including: incorporation of a company, collective negotiations, implementation of internal processes for regulating employee’s relations, acquisitions assessments, employer substitution processes, trainings, solution of controversies through individual and collective litigation with Labor boards and courts.

Gerardo actively participates and has been speaker at business and industry forums, such as: Chambers of the Manufacturing Industry, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mexico, Mexican Employer’s Association (COPARMEX), where he has presented topics to union members about the preparation and fulfillment of norms and obligations at the workplaces, recommendations during work inspections, amendments to the Federal Labor Law, analysis on outsourcing services, among others.
Mr. Valencia has authored articles on labor law in recognized publications such as the Association of Corporate Counsel, Global City Media (The Global Legal Post), among others.

Before his incorporation to Cuesta Campos he worked as partner in an important law firm specialized in labor law, Bureaucratic, Notarial, Amparo, Criminal and Litigation in Guadalajara.

Representative Matters
  1. Collective negotiations for transnational corporations with operations in more than 14 Mexican states.
  2. Assessment, audit, planning and implementation of processes in the acquisition of Mexican companies by foreign investors.
  3. Advice to national and foreign entities with operations in different states in Mexico, and with more than 15,000 employees.
  4. Management of litigation cases specialized in labor law of senior executives of multinational corporations.
  5. Assistance in incorporating foreign workers from Japanese, French and American companies with subsidiaries in Mexico.
  6. Publications for ACC and Global City Media (Foreign Direct Investment).

Universidad de Guadalajara.

Law Degree, 2007

Universidad del Valle de México – Laureate International Universities.

Corporate Law Seminar, 2011

Secretaría Técnica del Consejo de Coordinación para la Implementación del Sistema de Justicia Penal

Certification of the new accusatory penal system, 2015

Universidad del Valle de México – Laureate International Universities.

Master in Corporate Law and International Business, ongoing.