April 22, 2021

Volume XI, Number 112

Laura M. Nava

Laura Nava is a registered foreign legal consultant in California and is licensed to practice in Mexico and New York. She is a member of the Corporate and Labor and Employment Practice Groups in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) and New York offices. 

Areas of Practice

Laura is an international business and real estate lawyer with more than 25 years of experience. Her practice focuses on cross-border transactions involving Mexico and other countries of Latin America. Within her cross-border practice, Laura is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, commercial and technology licensing agreements, financing transactions, international trade, customs and NAFTA, employment matters, real estate development (resort and residential projects), acquisition and leasing of real estate, matters involving Mexican trusts (fideicomisos), energy projects and the startup of manufacturing operations. Laura also handles international mediation cases involving cross-border issues or Spanish-speaking parties.

Laura is licensed as an attorney in Mexico, which she originally obtained in 1991, and was recently admitted to practice in New York. She practiced law in Mexico from 1989 to 1996 and moved to the U.S. in 1996 to practice law within its borders until joining Sheppard Mullin in 2017. Laura is fluent in Spanish and English and conversant in French.


  • Corporate
  • International Arbitration
  • Labor and Employment

Articles in the National Law Review database by Laura M. Nava