Mexico: Environment 2019

In this chapter we recognise 14 leading environmental law experts in the Mexican market. They stand out for their excellence when it comes to transactional, litigation and regulatory matters, as well as strategic planning, dispute resolution and administrative procedures.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Luis R Vera Morales Vera & Asociados, Mexico City
2. Carlos de Icaza Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez SC, Mexico City

Vera & Asociados sees two impressive lawyers recognised in this chapter.
Luis Vera Morales is the most prominent environmental lawyer in the country, according to our research. He is “very well known” for his exceptional work handling environmental impact matters relating to infrastructure and energy projects.
Gabriel Bustamante Brambila is a standout figure in the Mexican market who comes highly recommended for his “excellent work on environment-related transactional issues”.

Carlos de Icaza at Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez is one of the leading names in the Mexican environment market. He is recognised as “a very experienced lawyer” with particular expertise in real estate-related work.

At Baker McKenzie Abogados, Federico Ruanova Guinea is highlighted by sources as “a big name in the field” who possesses strong experience in climate change matters.
Leopoldo Burguete-Stanek at González Calvillo is “a very experienced lawyer” who is described by peers as “one of the leading practitioners” in the Mexican environment market. His expertise spans a range of issues including due diligence and regulation.  

At Solórzano Carvajal González y Pérez-Correa, Gustavo Carvajal Isunza “should absolutely be recognised” according to sources who consider him “a great litigator” in environment-related disputes.

Jones Day’s Mauricio Llamas enjoys a superb reputation among peers and clients alike who praise his excellent work handling environmental permits and assessments relating to projects.

Daniel Basurto-González at Iniciativa para el Desarrollo Ambiental y Sustentable “should definitely be listed” say sources, who commend his vast experience advising clients on environment issues across a range of sectors including pharmaceuticals and energy.

At Haynes and Boone, Hector Herrera is recognised as “an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer” with a deep understanding of matters relating to environmental and water law.

At Counselors International Abogados, Sergio Benjamin Bustamante Acuña is recognised for his “extensive knowledge of environmental laws and regulation”. He draws high praise for his first-rate work on complex permitting and compliance matters.

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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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