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José Antonio Martínez Sánchez is Of-Counsel at Rodríguez Dávalos Abogados. He has a robust experience providing legal advice to lead and coordinate efforts and expertise of different strategic players to execute and successfully complete energy projects in Mexico.
Since 2000, he has collaborated with Jesús Rodríguez providing legal advice to Independent Power Producers, Natural Gas Transporters, Local Distribution Companies and some other companies involved in the sector. In a previous working experience (1993 to 2000), he was legal advisor at Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos), position in which he was in charge of developing infrastructure projects, cross-border pipelines, international trade and long-term supply agreements. He also advised Pemex on information technology projects.
He has an LL.M on International Energy Transactions at the University of Houston. He has post-graduate studies at Georgetown University and ITAM (“Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México”). Previously, he earned his law degree with honors, at UNAM (“National University of Mexico”). PEMEX and the National University of Mexico awarded his thesis, “Legal Framework of the Petrochemical Industry”.
He has been Energy Law professor at the Universidad Iberoamericana, and ITESM (“Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey”).