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Juan D. Arau

Juan D. Arau


Juan D. Arau






525 B Street, Suite 2200, San Diego, CA 92101

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Juan counsels clients in a variety of industries with their business and corporate matters, including tax issues, cross-border challenges, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, corporate governance, compliance, and a wide range of commercial agreements. He assists with the implementation of corporate strategies suggested to our clients. Prior to joining Procopio, Juan worked 12 years with Baker McKenzie in Mexico in their Tijuana and Guadalajara offices. During that time he formed part of their Corporate (M&A) Practice for 7 years, until he was entrusted to establish and lead the Foreign Trade and Customs Practice in their Tijuana office.

  • Counsels foreign companies and individuals looking to make investments and establish a presence in the United States.
  • Represents foreign companies with respect to their U.S. matters, subsidiaries and operations.
  • Advises on the acquisition and sale of Latin American companies owned by individuals in the U.S.

  • LLM (Business Law Concentration), The University of Texas School of Law, 2018
  • LLB, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), cum laude, 2009

  • California Young Lawyers Association and the California Lawyers Association (Business Law Section)
  • LL.M. Member of the Class of 2018 Permanent Committee, The University of Texas, School of Law