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With over 25 years of experience, Eduardo Medina Zapata focuses his practice on tax consulting, planning, and structuring private and public real estate investment funds, as well as in the planning and structuring of joint ventures and corporate reorganizations. 

Eduardo’s experience includes matters involving cross border transactions, tax aspects of financing, and inbound investment from foreign jurisdictions to Mexico. He also advises Mexican and foreign investors on acquisitions, divestitures, and other restructuring transactions.

Eduardo has deep experience in structuring publicly traded, venture capital, private equity, and commodity funds on behalf of national and international fund sponsors, alongside planning and implementing tax-efficient structures for the acquisition, operation, and disposition of real property portfolios.

In addition, he also counsels clients in the structuring of investments in such funds for taxable and tax-exempt investors, both Mexican and foreign.

Eduardo is consistently ranked in legal industry publications among the best tax attorneys in Mexico.



  • Representation of Finsa and Walton Street Capital in the sales strategy and tax structure to close the sale of an industrial portfolio to FIBRA Monterrey for US$662 million.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Chambers and Partners Global Guide, Tax: Non-contentious, 2020-2024
  • Listed as Highly Regarded practitioner in Mexico, General Corporate Tax, ITR World Tax, 2024
  • Listed, Chambers and Partners Latin America Guide, Tax: Non-contentious, 2020-2024
  • Listed, Best Lawyers, “Best Lawyers in Mexico,” Tax, 2020-2024
  • Listed, The Legal 500 Latin America Guide
    • Real Estate, 2024
    • Tax, 2021-2022 and 2024
  • Listed as a Notable Practitioner Tax Lawyer, Investment Funds, IFLR1000, 2022-2023
  • Professor, Tax Law, Law Department of the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey Campus
  • Member, ANADE (Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa)


  • LL.M., International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria
  • Master’s Degree, International Commercial Law, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Postgraduate Studies, Taw Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico
  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Spanish, Native
  • English, Fluent