Mexico: Data 2019

In this chapter we highlight 17 practitioners in the Mexican market who stand out for their leading expertise in data matters, including privacy and protection, security, IT and telecommunications.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Gustavo A Alcocer Olivares y Compañía, SC, Mexico City
2. Juan Daniel Rodríguez Cardoso Rodríguez Rueda SC, Mexico City
3. Martín Michaus Basham Ringe y Correa SC, Mexico City

Gustavo Alcocer at Olivares y Compañía is one of the foremost data practitioners in the country. He is highlighted for his first-class practice that spans franchising, licensing, IP and regulatory work within the data market.

Juan Daniel Rodríguez Cardoso at Rodríguez Rueda is an accomplished practitioner who is well versed in antitrust, corporate and M&A law within the IT and telecoms industries.

Martín Michaus of Basham Ringe y Correa draws praise from peers around the world for his top-tier practice in the IT field as well as his particular expertise in IP-related matters.

Carlos Valencia-Barrera of Baker McKenzie Abogados is a leading figure in the Mexican market and is praised by respondents as “excellent and highly recognised” in the field. His practice focuses on advising on competition and regulatory matters in the technology industry.
Sergio Legorreta González is “an excellent practitioner and a prominent figure in the market”. He has a broad practice that includes IP protection and market entry matters for clients in the fintech, telecoms and e-commerce fields. 

Jorge Cervantes Trejo at González Calvillo is highlighted as “a very smart transactional lawyer” by market commentators who commend his particular expertise in the telecoms space.

Ricardo Rios Ferrer at Ríos Ferrer Guillén-Llarena Treviño y Rivera is widely respected by peers who consider him “a great telecoms attorney” and praise his work for both domestic and international clients.

Clara Luz Álvarez with Bufete Quijano is “an outstanding practitioner” with strong academic knowledge. Her specialty lies in antitrust, regulatory and administrative law in the telecoms, IT and e-commerce industries.

Eduardo Gallástegui Armella at DLA Piper Gallastegui y Lozano is praised as “one of the top telecoms lawyers in Mexico”. His practice focuses on related corporate M&A and antitrust matters.

Isabel Davara de Marcos of Davara Abogados is singled out by peers as “a great professional” in the field. She has experience regarding e-commerce, cloud computing and cybercrime matters among others.

Jorge León-Orantes B at Santamarina y Steta is a well-regarded practitioner in the domestic market for his work in e-commerce, data protection and telecommunications.

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