José María Lujambio



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José María has been part of CCN since 2014, and in 2018 he was appointed as a Partner.

His work for clients has included regulatory and permitting advice, as well as the preparation and negotiation of various types of contracts for the electricity sector, representing utility-scale and onsite power plant projects deploying solar photovoltaic, wind, and cogeneration technologies; qualified suppliers and traders enabled to participate in the Wholesale Electricity Market, and numerous end users, particularly from the manufacturing industry.

Likewise, he has advised various natural gas and oil products’ midstream and downstream companies, both in regulatory and transactional aspects.

José María has published various essays and articles on energy regulation and constitutional law.

He currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Association of Solar Energy (ASOLMEX).


  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) with energy concentration, University of Texas at Austin, 2014
  • Master in Fundamental Rights, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2003
  • Law Degree, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 2002
  • Several national and international courses on energy regulation, constitutional and parliamentary law, and human rights


  • Energy Coordinator, Center of Research for Development (now Mexico Evalua), 2013
  • General Legal Counsel, Energy Regulatory Commission, 2009-2012
  • Legal Consultant A and Director of Consultation, Legal Counsel’s Office of Mexico’s President, 2005-2009
  • Advisor at the Mexican Institute of Social Security, the Department of the Interior, and the Presidency of the Chamber of Deputies

Professional Memberships

  • Mexican Bar Association
  • Gulf Coast Power Association
  • CleanTX
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