Gerardo is an expert in antitrust and competition matters.
With more than 15 years of experience, Gerardo is well regarded among clients and peers, but also by the officers of the competition authorities, which make him a trustworthy counsel for complex merger applications and anticompetitive investigations. He has gained a lot of experience in the market investigations, taking part in more than 60% of procedures carried out by the COFECE during the recent years.
He has deep knowledge of and experience with network industries: telecommunications, broadcasting, railroad transportation, and oil & gas; as well as other regulated sectors like healthcare and life science, financial services, and air transportation, among others.
Gerardo has provided legal advice to communities in the southeast of Mexico for obtaining broadcasting concessions for indigenous social use.
He earned his J.D. from Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas and obtained his LL.M. from Indiana University.
He worked for the Mexican Federal Competition Commission and the Federal Trade Commission (appointed pursuant to the U.S. Safe Web Act of 2006).
Chambers and Partners named him as “Associate to Watch” in Competition.