Adriana L. Contreras Ortiz



Mrs. Contreras Ortiz is licensed to practice in Mexico with over 18 years of experience in International Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Compliance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, HR Strategic Planning, Talent Development, M&A, Organizational Climate, Team Buildings, SWAFT and related areas.

Adriana Contreras has represented U.S. investors in the acquisition of companies and assets in Mexico and other Latin American countries and the Caribbean, and represents their interests in cross-border project finance transactions and joint ventures. Mrs Contreras’ practice focuses on Mexican and international corporate and commercial law, particularly foreign investment, telecommunications, intellectual property, real estate transactions, labor, and regulatory issues. Mrs Contreras has advised clients in multiple engagements in more than a dozen of Latin American countries, with special emphasis on Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and the Caribbean. She is an active member of the Mexican Bar Association and has written material on legal magazines and newspapers in Mexico, including gas, oil and telecommunication matters.

Fluent in English, Spanish, German and Portuguese.

Previous Experience


President and CEO at Adroc Corporation (International Business Consultants)

General Counsel and HR Director for Coca Cola (Grupo Tampico) in Mexico

Regional Partner in Baker McKenzie (Mexico City Office)

Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff, Senior Attorney in IP matters



Mrs. Contreras Ortiz obtained her Law Degree in La Universidad La Salle Mexico City, Master Degree in Corporate Law in Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City and Postgraduate in International Law Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, Germany

*Practice limited to Mexico

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