Max Berger, Founder & President of iDeal Makers, is a closer specialized in troubled situations. He prepares deal makers, advises them and assists them in their complex negotiations but also teaches negotiation.

With more than 20 years experience both generated in Law Firms (M&A lawyer) and Ventures (General Counsel and Board Member for agro-industrial and Biotech groups), Max worked as business lawyer with a concentration in complex contract negotiations in an international environment.

Admitted to the Paris Bar, Max was educated in PARIS X University (Master’s Degree in Civil & Business Law) and in Harvard Law School (PON).


Ernesto Mier, Managing Partner, before founding Mier Esparza law firm situated in Mexico City, did corporate work for various law firms and ventures in the railway and pharma industries. Ernesto is not only an experienced transaction lawyer but also a proven entrepreneur co-founder of Legalix, a Legal Tech enterprise for the development of technologies to improve the efficiency in the provision of legal services and processes.


Ernesto holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho of Mexico City. He has been educated and trained by Max Berger to iDeal Makers approach and values, Ernesto is used to work with iDeal Makers network when accompanying deal makers on cross border strategic deals and is ideally located to accompany Mexican deal makers.