Jorge León Orantes

Santamarina + Steta - Mexico


Mexico City

+52 55 5279 5452

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York



Practice areas:


Industry sectors:

Technology and telecommunications

Jorge is a corporate lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, telecommunications, IT, e-commerce and data privacy matters.

He has broad experience in local and global M&A transactions, providing overall analysis, implementing structures and strategies, carrying out due diligence of the target company and drafting and negotiating transaction documents. He also advises on the strategy to follow regarding governmental permits and clearances, including pre-merger notices to the Competition Commission and follow-up with government agencies on applications for authorizations, opinions or criteria as each transaction may require.

  • Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Corporate governance
  • TMT
  • E-commerce
  • Privacy and data protection

New York State Bar Association

Mexican Bar Association

International Bar Association

International Association of Legislation on Technology

Jorge joined Santamarina y Steta in 1992 and became a partner in 2003. He obtained his law degree in 1994 from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico, his LLM degree in 1996 from the University of Michigan, and is licensed and admitted to practice law in Mexico since 1995 and in the State of New York since 1997.