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Jose Abel Rivera-Pedroza focuses on antitrust/competition issues affecting clients in different industries, including government merger review and investigations of alleged anticompetitive conduct, litigation and counseling. He regularly represents clients before the two Mexican competition authorities: Federal Economic Competition Commission and Federal Telecommunication Institute, as well as before the Federal Courts specialized in competition, telecommunications and broadcasting, and designs and implements antitrust/competition compliance programs for clients in Mexico.

Prior to joining the firm, Abel was an associate in other Mexican law firm dedicated to antitrust/competition matters, and, legal advisor at the Plenum of the former Federal Competition Commission. His experience combines and benefits from both points of view.


  • Antitrust and competition litigation
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures
  • Government investigations
  • Counseling and compliance
  • Telecommunications



  • Advised utility poles producers on regulatory and antitrust matters.°
  • Advised film industry firms on regulatory and antitrust matters.°
  • Advised cash/valuables-in-transit industry firms in antitrust matters.°
  • Advised a broadcasting firm in the procedure conducted by the Federal Telecommunications Institute to declare a broadcasting firm as "predominant".°
  • Advised the Mexico City International Airport in the first-ever investigation conducted by the Federal Economic Competition Commission to determine and regulate "essential facilities" and/or "barriers to competition", regarding the slots allocation process.°
  • Advised the main Mexican bond paper producer to challenge the conditions imposed by the Federal Economic Competition Commission in a merger clearance procedure.°
  • Advised consumers and public interest NGOs on antitrust, telecommunications and broadcasting matters.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Rivera-Pedroza prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig,S.C.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 Latin America Guide, "Latin America: Mexico – Competition and Antitrust," 2021


  • Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Mexico
  • Spanish, Native
  • English, Fluent