Gerardo Serrano focuses on M&A, finance and corporate matters in a variety of regulatory sectors. Mr. Serrano possesses detailed knowledge of public administration and regulations; design, development and execution of legal, lobbying, and communication strategies; and high-level political negotiation. He brings decades of experience working in large publicly-traded companies and corporations, particularly in the areas of oil & gas; power and alternative energy; healthcare; infrastructure; public-private partnership projects; government procurement; public policy; and emerging industries, including the legalized cannabis industry.

From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Serrano was Alternate General Counsel for the World Energy Council – Mexican Chapter.

He has lectured in the Master in Environmental Law and Policy at the School of Law of the Anahuac University in Veracruz, Mexico.

Notable Representations

• Represented consortiums on the public bids issued by Pemex for the exploration, production, transportation and processing of natural gas in the Burgos Basin (Multiple Services Contracts)
• Advised Pemex in certain matters related to the revamping of the “Héctor Lara Sosa” (Cadereyta) refinery in Mexico
• Advised a developer in a 50 MW greenfield cogeneration power plant in Southeast Mexico
• Represented Mexican company in the negotiations and obtaining of 40 self-supply permits before the CRE
• Represented Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Communications of the State of Mexico on 4 PPP projects for roads and highway infrastructure
• Advised Mexican and international business groups in all regulatory and corporate issues related to the new Mexican medical cannabis sector

Representative Publications

• Author, Contratos de servicios múltiples. Hacia una propuesta de diseño jurídico, EnerLegis magazine, Mexican Academy for Energy Law, No. 2, 2003, pp. 7-37
• Co-Author, Oil & Gas in Mexico: Outlook in the Near Future, International Oil & Gas Finance Review 2004 magazine, with Mr. Nicolas Borda, December, 2003, pp. 97-100


Serrano Galicia Abogados, S.C. is one of many member law firms of the Zuber Lawler Global International Network. Each law firm in the network is an independent law firm. Engagement of one law firm in the network does not create any attorney-client relationship with or any liability on the part of any other law firm in the network.