Héctor González Graf
First Name
González Graf
Law firm
Marván, González Graf y González Larrazolo
Email address
+52 55 53 40 68 40

Héctor González Graf is a founding partner of Marván, González Graf y González Larrazolo, a leading Labour & Employment law firm in Mexico with offices in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Michoacán. His practice focuses on the labour aspects of high-end M&A deals and corporate restructurings, and high stakes labour disputes.

His clients include leading national and multinational companies and financial institutions with extensive operations in Mexico, and his team often works alongside international and leading national law firms on major business transactions in Mexico. He is head counsel for 100+ clients of the firm, and has a wealth of experience on the employment law issues that arise from multinational companies acquiring employee-heavy businesses in Mexico, particularly in the insurance, financial services, retail and consumer goods sectors.

Mr. González Graf is widely recognized as one of the leading labour & employment lawyers in Mexico. He is listed as ‘Leading Lawyer’ by Legal500, that ranks the firm in Tier 1: “Dr. Héctor Gonzalez Graf demonstrates high knowledge of labour matters and the simplicity with which he communicates with his clients makes his treatment pleasant; his management of the team makes the customer service clear and precise”. In the 2021 edition client feedback published by Chambers & Partners states: "[Héctor González Graf is] an expert in labour and employment matters; he is reliable, professional, and above everything, he is creative and open-minded.” In 2018, Mr. González was elected as Employment Lawyer of the Year in Mexico by Best Lawyers. In 2021, he was invited by International Employment Lawyer to join as an expert member of the editorial board along other top-tier labour and employment lawyers from all over the world. He is an active member of the Barra Mexicana de Abogados, Colegio de Abogados and the International Bar Association, and frequently writes and speaks on employment law topics.

He graduated from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), with postgraduate studies at Universidad Panamericana, and obtained a Masters of Law and a PhD from Tulane School of Law (2008). He also concluded the Executive Management Program at IPADE Business School. He currently serves as Professor of Employment Law and Labour Relations at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and is Visiting Professor at UNAM and Chicago Kent College of Law.