Ph.D., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, 2013.

LL.M., Comparative Jurisprudence, New York University School of Law, 1997.

Law degree: Universidad Iberoamericana, México, 1996.

Areas of

Global Energy & Infrastructure, Corporate & Securities.

Professional associations:

American Chamber (AMCHAM).
Energy Task Force.

Languages: Spanish, English.


Professor of Civil Law, UIA (2005-2012).



Co-Author, "Are conditions ripe for significant growth in Mexican infra?" Infrastructure Investor -- Mexico: An Intelligence Report, May 1, 2012.

Author, Mexican Administrative Courts and Commissions Policy under Debate, Tenth National Congress, Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, 2007.

Author, "Exploration and Production of Natural Gas in Mexico," International Oil and Gas Finance Review 2002, Euromoney Publications.

Author, "Exploring opportunities for Mexico's natural gas development," International Power Finance Review 2002/2003, Euromoney Publications.

Author, "Constitutional amendments under discussions for purposes of restructuring the electricity market in Mexico," International Power Finance Review 2003/2004, Euromoney Publications.

Author, "Telecoms and Media: Mexico," Getting The Deal Through, 2008.

Author, "Private investment for the natural gas sector," Abogado Corporativo (Corporate Counsel), No. 6, July-August 2008.

Author, "Current Initiatives Fostering Energy Transactions Between Texas and Mexico", Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law, The University of Texas School of Law.



Moderator, "Developments in Mexico's Energy Sector and Opportunities for the Private Sector," 7th Annual Latin American Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum, Miami, FL, March 5-6, 2013
Speaker, "Legal Regime for Development of Hydrocarbons Projects," Mexico City School of Law (Escuela Libre de Derecho) Energy Law Certification Program, October 2012.

Speaker, "Dispute Resolutions for Governmental Contracts," V Investment Arbitration Forum sponsored by ICC, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Transnational Dispute Management, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico, June 29, 2012.

Speaker, Master of Energy Policy and Environmental Planning, Universidad Anahuac, Veracruz and Universidad de Alcala, Spain, December 2007.

Speaker, International Arbitration 2007, Practicing Law Institute, New York, NY, March 2007.

Speaker, International Oil Expo and Conference 2006, Tabasco, Mexico.

Speaker, Prospects for Natural Gas Projects in Mexico, Mexico Energy 2005 and 2006, Houston, Texas, sponsored by INFOCAST
Speaker, Current Initiatives Fostering Energy Transactions Between Texas and Mexico, 2008 Annual Symposium of the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law hosted by The University of Texas School of Law.

Speaker, Hydrocarbons' international context, October 2008, Universidad Panamericana and Academia Mexicana de Derecho Internacional (Mexican Academy of International Law).

Speaker, Constitutional Debate for the Oil Reforms, Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (Mexican Supreme Court), July 2008.

Speaker, Legal aspects of the Mexican Energy Sector, Texas Trade Mission to Mexico, State of Texas NAFTA Office, August 2008.
Speaker, New Legal Framework for Oil Contracts in Mexico, 2010 Annual Symposium of the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law hosted by The University of Texas School of Law, January 2010.

Speaker, Contractual Schemes for Oil Production: International Experience vs the Mexican Case, ICC-American Chamber Mexico- The Center for American and International Law- September 2010 .


Other activities and recognitions: Shareholder at Greenberg Trauring México.


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