Alejandro N Gomez-Strozzi


Alejandro N Gomez-Strozzi


Alejandro N. Gómez-Strozzi is a leading international trade attorney, providing advisory and consulting services related to international trade compliance, antidumping, customs, foreign trade, competition, antitrust, regulatory, and Mexican administrative law. He is a partner in the firm’s International Trade and Transactions Practices, where he advises major multinational companies in the automotive, steel, consumer products, and other sectors.

Alejandro provides advice regarding available foreign trade programs, tax implications of foreign trade operations, implementation of free trade agreements entered into by Mexico, customs procedures, trade compliance, and unfair trade practices. He represented a number of industries during the full negotiating process to conclude the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). He has private and public sector experience in the alternate dispute resolution processes of the World Trade Organization, and the now USMCA (formerly NAFTA).

As the lead trade consultant of the Mexican associations and confederations of pork, poultry, and beef producers, Alejandro provides advice in tariff and nontariff trade regulations and standardization. He participates in the defense of their interests in both domestic courts and international trade panels.

Alejandro has experience in private practice and government as well. During President Vicente Fox´s administration (2000-2006), Alejandro was the Undersecretary of Economy in charge of foreign investment, standards, and trade remedies. In addition, he previously led the Mexican Investigative Authority regarding trade remedies and safeguards (UPCI) in the Ministry of Economy.  Alejandro began his legal career by clerking in Mexico´s Supreme Court of Justice and is admitted both across Mexico and in New York.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognized, The Best Lawyers in Mexico (Steven Naifeh & Gregory White Smith eds., Woodward/White Inc.)
    • International Trade and Finance Law (2020)
  • Recognized, The Legal 500 Latin America
  • Merit in Advocacy by the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (2014)


  • Professor, Monterrey Institute of Technology in the Master of Laws Program (2000)
  • Professor, Graduate Program of the University of the Americas, Mexico City (2013, 2015)

Presentations and Publications


  • Spanish
  • English
17 January 2024 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Barnes Group in Sale of Associated Spring™ and Hänggi™ Businesses

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal advisor to Barnes Group Inc., a global provider of highly engineered products, differentiated industrial technologies, and innovative solutions, in its entering into a definitive agreement to sell its Associated Spring™ and Hänggi™ businesses to One Equity Partners.
07 December 2023 Honors and Awards

Foley Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in Mexico 2024

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys from its Mexico City office were selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Mexico, and one attorney was named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Mexico list.
16 October 2023 Dashboard Insights

Hidden Treasures in U.S. Funding Programs (and Clues to Find Them) for USMCA Manufacturers

13 September 2023 Manufacturing Industry Advisor

What Every Multinational Company (that Operates in Mexico) Should Know About...Managing Fixed Assets

Multinational companies operating in Mexico are subject to Mexican regulations regarding the use of foreign goods.
23 August 2023 Dashboard Insights

Mexico increases import tariffs for non-Free Trade Agreement countries

The August 15, 2023 Mexican Federal Official Gazette contains a Presidential Decree (the Decree) that for the following two years -August 16, 2023 through July 31, 2025-, increases import duties in the range of 5% to 25% to non-Free Trade Agreement countries’ goods
19 July 2023 In the News

Alejandro Gomez-Strozzi Discusses U.S. – Mexico Relations Ahead of 2024 Presidential Elections

Foley & Lardner LLP partner Alejandro Gomez-Strozzi is quoted in the Reforma article, “‘Apaga’ política panel en energía,” discussing U.S. – Mexico relations ahead of both nation’s presidential elections in 2024.