Benjamín leads Baker McKenzie’s Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice Group in Mexico and is part of the EMI Global Steering Committee in the Firm . He is recognized as “Highly Regarded Lawyer” by IFLR, and is also listed as a recommended lawyer by Who’s Who Legal for oil, gas, and project finance in Mexico. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading lawyers in the energy and natural resources area (Band 1) by both LEGAL 500 and Chambers Latin America. For several years, he has been acknowledged by the magazine Petróleo & Energía as one of the top 100 leaders in Mexico’s energy industry and he currently serves in its Editorial Board.
Benjamin is the President of the Energy Committee in AmCham Mexico. In addition, he has lectured for the Energy and Sustainability Law Masters Degree at Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León and taught Energy Law classes at Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juarez and Business Law at ITESM Campus Ciudad Juarez. He has served at the Energy Editorial Boards of Reforma and Norte newspapers, and is a member of Potentia (private oil and energy business club). He is also a member of the Advisory Board of GRI, Chair of the Mexican Chapter of ISME (International Society for Mexican Energy) and a member of Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).