Rodrigo Dominguez Sotomayor is a partner in our Houston office and serves as
co-head of the firm’s Latin America practice. Rodrigo represents clients in
domestic and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures
and strategic alliances, and corporate matters in regulated and non-regulated
In addition, he counsels on real estate matters involving traditional land
acquisitions, complex long-term lease structures and large scale project
development. Rodrigo also has significant experience representing multinationals
in government contracting processes throughout Latin America.
Rodrigo is licensed to practice in Mexico, New York, and Texas. A native
Spanish speaker also fluent in English, Rodrigo has experience and training from
both the United States and Mexico.
Rodrigo has lectured and is frequently quoted on the recent legislative
overhaul of the Mexico energy sector, which ended the state oil monopoly and
provides ample opportunity for U.S. and foreign private investment in the
industry. He served as the assistant secretary for the Mexican Businessmen Board
of Houston from 2010 through 2015, and sat on the board of directors for the
Houston Hispanic Bar Association in 2008 and 2009.
Rodrigo has written several articles, including “The Future of Private Equity
in Mexico,” which was published by Latin Lawyer
in May 2007.