RichardMaggio (Rick)

Of Counsel

San Francisco + 1.415.875.5887 Mexico City + 52.55.6283.5005

Rick Maggio is an international transactions lawyer with more than 25 years of experience representing U.S. and other foreign investors in a wide variety of Latin American transactions.

Rick's cross-border practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions; real property acquisition and development projects, such as agricultural projects, infrastructure projects, mining projects, commercial and industrial developments, and mixed-use resort developments; secured lending and other financial and commercial transactions, including loan workouts and foreclosures; cross-border distribution arrangements; and the structuring of joint ventures for diverse business endeavors.

Rick frequently lectures on Latin American topics and has published over the years in the Latin American Law and Business Report. He is a permanent member of the San Francisco Office and an adjunct member of the Mexico City Office.


  • Safeway sells 49 percent interest in Casa Ley to Tenedora CL del Noroeste, S.A. de C.V. for $348.5 millionJones Day advised Safeway Inc. in the $348.5 million sale of its 49 percent interest in Mexico-based food and general merchandise retailer Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V. to Tenedora CL del Noroeste, S.A. de C.V.
  • Wells Fargo amends and restates $360 million syndicated secured revolving credit facilityJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment and restatement of a $360 million syndicated secured revolving credit facility.
  • Toyota forms co-investment with Mazda to produce Toyota vehicles at Mexico plantJones Day advised Toyota Motor Corporation in its co-investment with Mazda Motor Corporation to produce Toyota vehicles at Mazda's plant in Mexico.
  • LIXIL acquires ASD Americas Holding, owner of leading North American kitchen and bath products manufacturer American Standard Brands, for $542 million from Sun Capital PartnersJones Day advised LIXIL Corporation, a leading Japanese manufacturer of building materials and housing equipment, in its acquisition of ASD Americas Holding Corp. from Sun Capital Partners for $542 million.
  • ETS acquires EdusoftJones Day advised Educational Testing Service in the acquisition of Edusoft, Ltd.