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Arturo Jessel, an advisor to the firm's International Trade Practice, has many years of experience in international trade, trade policy, and U.S.-Mexico trade and bilateral relations.

Prior to joining the firm, Arturo was the Senior Trade Counselor and Information Specialist at the Embassy of Mexico, and was directly involved in the negotiation and implementation monitoring of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He was also responsible for market access issues and promoted trade and investment opportunities in Mexico. Arturo also worked in the offices of the Secretariat of Commerce and Industrial Promotion, where he held various positions.


  • International trade policy
  • United States and Mexico trade policy
  • Agricultural and food safety trade issues



  • Senior Trade Counselor and Information Specialist, Embassy of Mexico, Washington, D.C., Trade Office/NAFTA Office

Recognition & Leadership

  • Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1974-1989)


˘ Not admitted to the practice of law.
  • Spanish, Fluent
  • English, Fluent
  • French, Conversational