Mexico: TMT 2018

This year we highlight 17 eminent lawyers with an impressive track record of representing telecoms and media, and information technology companies in regulatory matters, dispute resolution proceedings and M&A transactions. 

Most Highly Regarded
1. Juan Daniel Rodríguez Cardoso Rodríguez Rueda, Mexico City
2. Gustavo Alcocer OLIVARES, Mexico City

 Full-service international firm BAKER MCKENZIE achieves two listings from its impressive TMT practice.
Carlos Valencia-Barrera is praised as “an excellent lawyer who goes above and beyond to address issues” for TMT clients, who highlight his “great corporate approach”.
Sergio Legorreta González is a highly reputed lawyer who is “fantastic” for TMT work and related IP matters.

With two practitioners listed here, Mexican firm SANTAMARINA Y STETA illustrates its position as a strong player in the TMT arena. 
Jorge León-Orantes B is an outstanding transactional lawyer who impresses peers with his expert handling of e-commerce and data privacy and protection matters.
Rodrigo Orenday Serratos is highly visible in the market and draws praise for his well-established e-commerce practice.

Juan Daniel Rodríguez Cardoso of RODRÍGUEZ RUEDA occupies a prominent position at the forefront of the market and is widely regarded as “one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in telecoms”.

Gustavo Alcocer is a go-to practitioner at OLIVARES and a leading name in Mexico. He is highlighted for his strong transactional practice and broad regulatory knowledge.

BUFETE QUIJANO’s Clara Luz Álvarez is “a great and knowledgeable telecoms lawyer”, renowned for her particular expertise in television and radio matters.

At RÍOS FERRER GUILLÉN-LLARENA TREVIÑO Y RIVERA, founding partner Ricardo Rios Ferrer boasts over 25 years’ experience in telecommunications and broadcasting law. He is described by sources as “a very good and very smart lawyer, who is well-positioned at the top end of the market.” 

GONZÁLEZ CALVILLO’s Jorge Cervantes Trejo enjoys a superb reputation as “an outstanding transactional lawyer” who is recognised for his impressive work across the telecommunications sector.

At DLA PIPER GALLASTEGUI Y LOZANO, managing partner Eduardo Gallástegui Armella achieves recognition as “an exceptional practitioner” in the TMT sector, who regularly advises both domestic and international clients on sector-related corporate matters.

Peers describe ACEDO SANTAMARINA’s Andrés Acedo as “a phenomenal telecommunications lawyer” with impressive expertise in PPP projects. 

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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