Federico Scheffler

Federico started his professional career in corporate law and M&A. After several years as an M&A practitioner, his interest for the tax component of the transactions made him change course and specialize in tax law.

This background provides Federico with a profile, which is unique in a tax lawyer, allowing him to participate in the M&A process in collaboration with the other practice areas involved.

Federico is specialized in tax consultancy, with a special focus on M&A transactions, venture capital, corporate and project finance, capital
markets, among others.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and a Specialization in Tax Law from Universidad Panamericana. He also obtained an Executive MBA (MEDEX) from IPADE.

His expertise has been recognized by dierent international publications such as Chambers and Partners. Recently, the International Tax Review has named him as “Highly Regarded” in the Tax practice.

He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association (MBA) and the International Fiscal Association (IFA), where he is part of the Young IFA Network (YIN). He is also part of the network of mentors of Endeavor Mexico, a high-impact entrepreneurship network.

Federico joined Galicia as a partner in 2018.