María del Pilar Orozco Fernández | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

María del Pilar Orozco Fernández

Associate, Mexico City

T +52 55 5540 9693



Pilar Orozco's practice has focused mainly in the practice of real estate and infrastructure law as well as environmental law and climate change, with broad experience in consultation, regulatory, administrative and permitting matters including being involved in major real estate deals for multi million dollar companies in Mexico. She joined the Firm in 2015 after having worked for almost six years at a global U.S. law firm in its Monterrey, Mexico office.

Bars and Courts

  • Authorized to practice law in Mexico


  • Attorney at Law (Abogada), Universidad de Monterrey, San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León,
  • LLM, with a Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law & Policy, University of California, Berkeley School of Law


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese


One of the world's biggest automotive suppliers in the purchase of eight industrial facilities in México for a total value of $105 million dollars.

A private equity firm in its acquisition of the water treatment business of one of the biggest chemical companies worldwide (Fortune 500 company), transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion dollars.

Foreign Government in the site acquisition, construction and operation of a new consulate in Santa Catarina, Nuevo León.

Major phosphate based food additive and chemical specialties company in its purchase of a Monterrey based company to expand its productions of food grade phosphates.

Largest drug retailing chain in the United States in its purchase of Latin America pharmaceutical chain.


  • The Plight of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children - A Mexican Attorney's Perspective, American Bar Association, October 2013

Awards & Recognition

Recognition Carlos Francisco Cisneros Ramos, Martinez Arrieta Abogados, June 2012

Award Santiago Roel Melo, Colegio de Abogados de Monterrey, A.C., July 2012