Edson is passionate about tax controversy. His creativity, technical expertise and drive have allowed him to become a key player in the design and implementation of innovative dispute resolution mechanisms in Mexico. His unique profile and record of accomplishment are of great value to the Firm’s client base.
Before joining the Firm as a partner in 2019, Edson served as Deputy Chair of the Mexican Tax Ombudsman Agency (Prodecon). Earlier in his career, he acted as a litigant attorney for the Mexican Tax Administration and as Senior Law Clerk in the Federal Tax Court.
Edson has outstanding abilities to identify tax risks in complex transactions and his experience in handling alternative dispute resolution procedures allows him to implement long-term preventive actions on potential disputes before the tax authorities.
The sensitivity acquired throughout his professional career allows Edson to act as trusted advisor both, for corporate clients facing complex business problems and for individual taxpayers he defends in pro bono matters.
His relationship-building skills and extensive international network permitted him to become involved in academic tax research projects in countries such as the United States, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, England, Poland, India and China.
Edson is an active member of a recognized Foundation for International Tax Dispute Resolution, based in The Hague, Netherlands, and from 2017 to 2021 he was the only Mexican to be part of the Subcommittee on Dispute Avoidance and Resolution of the United Nations Tax Committee.
His career has been recognized by different international publications. The Legal 500 has named him “Next Generation Partner” in the Tax practice, and International Tax Review has classified him as “Highly Regarded Practitioner”.
He obtained his Master’s degree in Taxation from the Universidad de Guadalajara, where he lectures as visiting professor.