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 is an expert in handling alternative means of dispute resolution and believes that mediation in tax matters, especially in the context of an audit, is the ideal mechanism to solve highly complex disputes.
His move to private practice at Galicia now offers him an extraordinary platform to put his expertise to work in highly complex transactional, regulatory and strategic litigation matters for clients active in various sectors such as telecommunications, retail, financial services and mining.
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 research projects in countries such as the United States, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, England, Poland, India and China.
Edson is currently working as an advisor to the European Union on a project to design a new tax dispute resolution system in a country located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia and he is member of the United Nations Subcommittee on Dispute Avoidance and Resolution of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters.
He obtained his Master’s degree in Taxation from the Universidad de Guadalajara, where he lectures as visiting professor.
His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.