Based in Mexico City, Omar Guerrero Rodríguez co-heads the arbitration and litigation practice and the antitrust practice for the Hogan Lovells Mexico offices. Omar knows the importance of being a team player and providing bold solutions for clients, as well as the merits of being a fierce competitor. Omar joined Hogan Lovells (formerly Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa) in 1993, immediately after graduating top of his class and summa cum laude. He became partner in 2000. He holds three postgraduate degrees, including an LLM from LSE (with merit). Since joining the firm, Omar has advised companies in the pharmaceuticals, hospitality, telecoms, food, construction, IT and agrobusiness industries to advance their business objectives, in relation to both disputes and antitrust matters. Omar is a passionate litigator. His persuasive oratory and advocacy has convinced domestic and international arbitral tribunals, judges throughout Mexico and even justices at the Supreme Court to rule in his client’s favour. He has also acted as arbitrator in domestic and international disputes, where he has garnered experience of decision-making while sitting on the other side of the table – deciding the types of cases in which he is retained as counsel.
Omar has also developed a significant practice in administrative litigation, including discrimination cases; antitrust is his other passion. He helps companies in mergers, cartel investigations and other antitrust-related proceedings. He embraces a hands-on approach when tackling cases and he advises, trains, teaches and lives antitrust law. Omar tries cases before competition authorities and federal courts, including the Supreme Court. He is equally at home in academia and has written more than 40 thought-leadership pieces on competition, litigation and arbitration, and he speaks on these topics regularly. These experiences instil in Omar a commitment to providing valuable solutions for his clients.