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jmlujambio@ccn-law.com

Profile

José María Lujambio is a partner at CCN, where he heads the energy practice from his office in Austin, Texas. Since joining the firm in 2014 his work with clients has included regulatory support to utility-scale renewable energy projects; enablement of qualified suppliers and traders to participate in the wholesale electricity market; negotiation of several kinds of energy procurement contracts, and advice in the midstream and downstream regulation of natural gas and refined products, for U.S. companies doing business in Mexico.

Previously, he worked for many years in the Mexican government; from 2009 to 2012, he served as General Legal Counsel of the Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission, where he was responsible for leading the implementation of Mexico’s 2008 energy reform, in the renewable energy and gas sectors. Also, from 2005 to 2009, he worked as an attorney within the Legal Counsel’s Office of Mexico’s President, focusing on legislation and presidential rules, and constitutional affairs.

In the academic field, in 2014 Lujambio obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree, with energy concentration, from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2013 he coordinated the energy research and networking agenda of the Center of Research for Development (CIDAC), with US-AID funds. He obtained a Master of Fundamental Rights degree from the University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain, back in 2003. In 2002 he received his Law degree from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) in Mexico City.

Lujambio has published several essays and articles on energy regulation and constitutional law topics, and is a member of the International Society for Mexico Energy, the Gulf Coast Power Association, and the Mexican Lawyers Bar.

Licensed in

Mexico (2002)

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Education

  • University of Texas at Austin, Master of Laws (LL.M.) with energy concentration, 2014.
  • University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain, Master of Fundamental Rights, 2003.
  • Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, Law Degree, 2002.
  • Several national and international courses on energy regulation, constitutional and parliamentary law, and human rights.