Attorney Robert E. Herzstein recently passed away at the age of 83.
Herzstein served as lead counsel to Mexico in negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which went into effect in 1994.
The Benson Latin American Collection holds the Robert E. Herzstein Records of the Mexico–U.S. Business Committee. These materials, consisting of 14.5 linear feet of press clippings, industry testimony, and U.S. government policy advisory reports, document NAFTA’s development and implementation during the years 1991–1996.