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Alfredo heads the firm’s Labor, Social Security and Immigration practice group. He advises local and foreign clients in complex labor and employment matters, including union negotiations, planning for new and existing investments in efficient labor structures, executive transfers and terminations, social security and compensation matters, formation and implementation of pension plans, equity compensation programs, and flexible benefit plans.

Alfredo also advises clients on labor matters in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and privatizations. He has assisted clients in complex labor relations strategies, as well as collective litigation, including strikes, work stoppages, union certification and inter-union conflicts. Before joining Sánchez Devanny, he was partner at an international law firm. Alfredo headed the Labor Affairs Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico for over 10 years and is currently the Labor Counsel of the Chamber. He is the Under-Director of the National Association of Export Companies (INDEX) and member of the National Association of Company Lawyers (ANADE).

Alfredo was recently appointed by the Mexican Government as panelist to the Rapid Response Labor Mechanism of the USMCA, for disputes between Mexico and Canada. From 2013 to 2018 he was the managing partner in the firm´s Mexico City office. Alfredo was again appointed Chairman of the Human Capital and Labor Affairs Committee of American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico for 2021-2023.

  • Education
    • Masters in Law (LL.M.). New York University, New York City, N.Y., USA (2002).
    • Special Studies in the European Community Legal System. Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge (1999).
    • Postgraduate studies in Labor Law and Amparo proceedings. Universidad Panamericana, México, D.F., México (1997).
    • Law Degree. Universidad Iberoamericana, México, D.F., México (1996).
  • References

    "Beyond his thorough knowledge his area of specialisation from a technical perspective, he also has an excellent network of contacts, is a thought leader in Mexico in this field, and acts for a range of relevant stakeholders on their labour matters."– Chambers and Partners Latin America, 2022.

    “Alfredo Kupfer is a very experienced partner, his level of knowledge and qualities are superior to most.”The  Legal 500 2022

    “Alfredo Kupfer Domínguez enjoys a superb reputation among peers thanks to his thorough knowledge of trade union negotiations.” – Who’s Who Legal 2021

  • Practice Areas • Labor, social security and immigration
  • Industry Groups Automotive Industry Group
    Life Sciences Industry Group
    ESG industry Group
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